Businesses warned about fraud at Companies House

July 2005
Credit Control;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p44
Trade Publication
The article presents information about a new form of business identity fraud. One hundred and fourteen cases of attempts to change registered details at Companies House without consent have taken place in Great Britain in the year 2005. It involves the appointment and resignation of Directors or the change in the company' Registered Office. Companies House has no way of being able to authenticate the validity of signatures. Jonathan Hoffman, partner at advisory firm Vantis, has urged business owners to review their ways of submitting information to Companies House.


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