ID theft targets seem to be getting a clue. How could they not? Every financial institution is putting warnings on their websites about scams, and how to determine and protect against them. Getting the word out always works.
It seems, however, that the well-to-do aren’t doing online banking or brokerage, or just don’t listen like the minions. ID thieves are finding fewer victims, but are getting better rakes from the ones they do hit.