This time, Washingtonians may not be so proud of a national ranking, as data from insurance companies show the state is #8 in the country for theft. 

Furthermore, July is the third busiest month for sticky-fingered crooks, according to an official at State Farm Insurance.

This one company received 2,886 theft claims from its policyholders in 2015, placing the state within the 10 leading states where property is wrongfully taken by persons who do not own it.

Among the tips offered to reduce your risk of losses, don’t share your travel itinerary on social media and ask your neighbors to watch out for you, when you might be away from your home on vacation.