The District of Columbia, Nevada, Washington, Montana, Utah and Florida have the highest per capita rate of Internet crime perpetrators in the United States, according to the 2009 annual report by the Internet Crime Complaint Center.

The Center, a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center, also reported that online crime complaints increased substantially last year: a total of 336,655 complaints were filed — a 22.3 percent increase from 2008. And financial losses linked to online fraud skyrocketed, doubling from $265 million in 2008 to $559.7 million last year.

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