Last month Which? released statistics highlighting the number of people falling victim to identity fraud in the UK. The shocking numbers suggested that the rate of fraud has risen by almost a third.
Fraud prevention service, Cifas, confirmed that during the first quarter of 2015 there were 34,151 instances of identity fraud recorded. These rising figures are somewhat shocking and are definitely preventable with the right measures undertaken. Read on for more information regarding identity fraud and how you can help avoid becoming a victim.