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Report: New Yorkers lost over $200M to online scams in 2018

Every year thousands of people succumb to a scam, giving up their identities or their money.

The FBI releases an annual report based on its Internet Crime Complaint Center where it breaks down the complaints, where they’re from, and the amount of money lost.

According to CenturyLink, the team at CenturyLinkQuote gathered the FBI’s statistics to see which states had the highest amount of scam victims in the nation in 2018.

New York had the 18th highest amount of scam victims with an average of nearly $11,500 lost per victim.

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