ID fraud is on the rise in UK; those in the capital still most at risk


Experian attributes some of the dramatic increase to organised criminal gangs operating global identity-fraud rings. And they appear to be getting more sophisticated. The report shows that for the first time, fraudsters are now more likely to target a victim using their present home address, rather than a previous address. Present-address fraud requires sophisticated methods involving mail interception or redirection. This type of identity fraud accounted for 45% of all cases reported to

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