(KFYI News) Tempe is among the worst in the nation for the origination of online fraud.  

ThreatMetrix ranks the city seventh with Santa Clara and San Jose, California numbers one and two. ThreatMetrix is counting the high and medium risk transactions in 100 U.S. cities.  

ThreatMetrix Vice President Peter Liske says the Bay Area has so many tech companies and so much "technology intelligence" it's "no surprise to see such a high rate of online fraud in the area."