Identity Fraud: What about the Victim?

Reading Time: 1 minuteThis study assesses the impact of identity fraud on victims, finding: victims’ identities were most likely to have been used to apply for a store card, credit card and/or mobile phone account; that 14 per cent of victims lost money from...

Personal Fraud: The Victims and the Scams

Reading Time: 1 minuteRsearchers find that fraud attempts are less likely to succeed if: the offender is a stranger; the initial contact is by telephone or mail; the potential victim has heard of the intended type of fraud beforehand, or; the potential victim attempts...