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On-the-run East London ID fraudster sought by police to start jail sentence

A fugitive of justice from East London who has repeatedly failed to appear in court on charges of using fake identity documents is being sought by the police in order to start a nine-month jail sentence. On Wednesday 26 February at Wood Green Crown Court, Emmanuel Forson was...
Posted On 28 Feb 2020
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Latest Cifas statistics chart drop in identity fraud for first time since 2014

Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released new figures showing that identity fraud has fallen for the first time since 2014. Cifas members recorded 84,463 cases in the first six months of the year, representing a 5% drop compared to the same period in 2017...
Posted On 16 Aug 2018
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Equifax Survey: “Almost one third of Brits risk ID theft by sharing too much information online”

An online survey conducted by YouGov in conjunction with Equifax reveals a significant portion of social media users risk identity theft by giving fraudsters easy access to personal information. The survey finds that almost one third (30%) of British adults with a social media...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017
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Inaugural European-wide action on e-commerce fraud witnesses arrest of 42 criminals

A total of 42 professional fraudsters, all of them members of Internet-based criminal networks, have now been arrested for online fraud activities. They’ve been ordering high value goods from online shops with stolen credit card information. The individuals concerned had...
Posted On 31 Oct 2016