Identity and Fraud

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Top tips to safeguard security when plugging in to the...

We're offering advice for both businesses and individuals to help them improve security and manage the risks that come with using internet-enabled products - also known as the Internet of Things...

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Fraud increases by a fifth in one year...

Large payments have been diverted and fraudsters have disappeared with the money. We are also seeing an increase in impersonations of the deceased within mortgage fraud. Fraudsters use the ID of people who have recently passed away but who previously lived at a...

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Three-month Council Tax fraud analysis recovers more t...

Learn how we've helped Arun District Council with Council Tax Fraud analysis in order to cut down number of fraudulent council tax discounts, looking at saving the public purse over £220,000 in just three month. Learn...

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Three key reasons to check bank account data...

A recent press release from Payments UK called for better understanding of the ownership of bank accounts, this focus is commendable. As Experian is a supplier of solutions that make the link between bank accounts and their owners, any industry move that helps us to improve and widen the...

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SMEs Under Threat – Data breach and the true cos...

Our third annual data breach preparedness study highlights a real lack of understanding among SMEs when it comes to quantifying the true cost of a data...

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A fifth of all ID fraud aimed at renters...

How we helped more than 14,400 victims recover from fraud in...

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Over-50s vulnerable to pension scams...

One in four men would spend his pension on a dream holiday. Less than a quarter would seek professional advice about their private...

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Which consumers are most at risk of ID theft?...

Our Mosaic classification system reveals a host of insights into which demographic customer groups are most at-risk from identity...

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Spike in neighbourhood ID thefts blunted by smart frau...

Postcode analysis of just one stretch of road hit by a sudden spike in ID thefts and related frauds, highlighted more than 20 detected incidents at a handful of...

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