(WTAJ) — Pennsylvania residents lost over $108 million through online scams in 2020 and ranks No. 8 in money lost to scams across the United States, according to a study conducted by Social Catfish.

Social Catfish is an online search and verification site for identifying online identities. Their study utilized data from the Internet Crime Complaint Center, Federal Trade Commission and Federal Bureau of Investigation. Pennsylvanians lost $108,506,204 while over $4.2 billion was lost in 2020 across the United States. $7.6 billion was reported stolen from 2017 to 2019.

TOP 10 STATES IMPACTED BY INTERNET SCAMS

California $621,452,320
New York $415,812,917
Texas $313,565,225
Florida $295,032,829
Ohio $170,171,951
Illinois $150,496,678
Missouri $115,913,584
Pennsylvania $108,506,204
Virginia $101,661,604
Colorado $100,663,897

BOTTOM 10 STATES IMPACTED BY INTERNET SCAMS

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