Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Identity Fraud Grows 52% in U.K.

Identity fraud is a growing issue for U.K. Wi-Fi users, Cifas data suggests. Identity fraud issues for users 30 and under rose 52 percent in 2015. 

Just under 24,000 (23,959) people aged 30 and under were victims of identity fraud, according to figures from the U.k. fraud prevention service. 

Cifas recorded 15,766 ID fraud victims in the under 30 bracket in 2014, and more than double the 11,000 victims in the same age bracket in 2010. 

Manchester and London witnessed the biggest increases in ID theft last year. 

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