Global Credit Card Fraud—A map of global credit-card fraud rates, based on data collected by Sift Science. The countries generating the most fraudulent transactions: Latvia, Egypt, the United States, Mexico, Ukraine, Hungary, Malaysia, Colombia, Romania, and the Philippines. (Image courtesy of Sift Science.)
Where are the scammers located?
The greatest concentration (per capita) of internet scammers in the United States are concentrated in the District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.) and Nevada. By sheer numbers, California, NY and Florida take the top three positions, based on their population sizes.