Consumers continue to ignore ID theft warnings, claims survey

July 2005
Credit Control;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p47
Trade Publication
The article reports that according to a recent survey, people continue to dispose of their personal information irresponsibly putting themselves at risk of identity theft. Consumers are still carelessly throwing away information that may have a high value to fraudsters. The number of households disposing of personal information in an unsafe manner have in many cases increased. Over 25 percent of the British population has either been a victim of identity fraud themselves or knows some who has.


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