16% of Americans have seen their credit card used without their permission

Harris Interactive asked Americans about facing identity theft in their past.

How Americans suffered from identity theft
  Total <$35K <$49.9K <$74.9K $75K+
My credit card or debit card
was used by someone I don’t
know without my permission.
16% 12% 17% 14% 22%
My identity was used to open a
phone, utility or other type of account.
3 3 3 2 3
My personal information was used for
non-financial fraud, such as on tax forms,
to gain employment, to obtain healthcare
or prescription drugs, to avoid criminal
prosecution, or in other ways.
2 1 2 1 2
A mortgage or line of credit I didn’t
authorize was opened in my name.
1 1 1 2 1
My identity was stolen and
used in some other way.
6 7 4 3 6
None of these 77 79 76 80 70
Source: Harris Interactive