Total complaints and referals
The 2010 Internet Crime Report examines the prevalence and impact of cyber crime throughout the United States.
303,809 - Complaints IC3 received from 1/1/10 to 12/31/10
121,710 - Complaints referred to law enforcement
IC3 has received more than 2 million complaints since opening in 2000. The ensuing slides offer snapshots of the report's key findings. To download a copy of the report, CLICK HERE.
Demographics and trends
The age of those reporting crimes to IC3 has grown more evenly distributed. Today, complainants 40-59 years old represent the largest groups reporting crimes to IC3.
Referrals to law enforcement
Of the 303,809 complaints IC3 received in 2010, 121,710 were referred to law enforcement for further investigation. The top five referred complaints in 2010 were:
Geographic distribution of cases
IC3 data shows that cyber crime cuts across all regions in the U.S., with the most cases coming from the West.
Top 10 victim states