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Posted on: 15 Mar 2017 

Posted By: ITWiser Webmaster

ID theft is on the rise!

 
 

According to a report by Cifas a Fraud prevention service, Identity fraud in the UK has hit its highest recorded levels. Cifas has recorded that 172,919 identity frauds took place in 2016 which is the highest it has been comparing it to previous years. Identity fraud now accounts for 53.3% of all fraud which has been recorded by the UK’s not for profit fraud data sharing organisation.

Cifas has reported that nine out of ten fraudulent applications for banks and other finical services were made online.

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