The present study surveyed some 11,271 individuals age 18 and older nationally and in 12 state oversamples. The survey sought to answer the following questions:
Data from this national and multi-state survey of over 11,000 online users also shows that Americans are very concerned about online fraud, yet many avoid taking basic precautions to protect themselves.
- Are there behaviors and life experiences that may increase a person’s risk of becoming a victim of online fraud?
- What proportion of individuals nationally, and in particular target states may be at risk of being victimized by online fraud?
- How concerned are Americans about online fraud and what if any steps are they taking to protect themselves?
Source: AARP Research
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