Those earning more than pounds 50,000 a year are almost three times more likely than average to fall foul of identity fraud
When everyday essentials, like wallets or drivers licenses, are stolen or go missing, identity fraud
often follows," said Joe Reynolds, Identity Fraud
Product Manager at Travelers.
Tyron Hill, official National Identity Fraud
Prevention Week spokesperson, Fellowes, comments: "Businesses need to do more to inform their employees and reassure their customers that they are handling data responsibly.
Consistent withindustry experience, and like adult identity fraud
, the study shows that Social Security numbers are the most commonly used piece of information by identity thieves targeting children.
Criminals are conducting more identity fraud
, but consumer costs and resolution times are down and online and mobile tools are helping
The website has been created by the British Security Industry Association and is endorsed by various members of the Identity Fraud
Consumer Awareness Group: Call Credit, Card Watch, CIFAS - the UK's Fraud Prevention Service, Experian, Project Sterling, Retailers Against Crime, Royal Mail and the Scottish Business Crime Centre.
We have a personal responsibility to protect our identities, and I hope the people of Warwickshire will join with us in partnering with National Identity Fraud
Prevention Week to help stamp out identity fraud
Tyron Hill, marketing director of Fellowes and National Identity Fraud
Prevention Week, said, "Despite continued work to raise awareness of identity fraud
, it seems that still not enough is being done.
Experian fraud consultant, Anne Green, says the growth in identity fraud
in seaside towns like Southport can be explained by "cheap accommodation and transitional population".
The hike coincided with a rise in organised criminal gangs operating global identity fraud
rings, the information services firm said.
He added: "The ID card is likely to make identity fraud
worse, not better.
com/research/a081baa7/2012_identity_frau) has announced the addition of Javelin Strategy & Research's new report "2012 Identity Fraud
Report: Social Media and Mobile Forming the New Fraud Frontier" to their offering.