TITLE

Identity Crisis: Deceased Fraud and the Financial Services Industry

AUTHOR(S)
Webster, Karen
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Credit Control;2005, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on deceased impersonation fraud in Great Britain. The latest research shows that this type of fraud is costing the financial industry 300 million British pounds a year. Stealing identities of dead people has become the fastest growing type of fraud in Britain that is no accounts for over a third of all identity fraud cases nationwide. There were over 70,000 reported cases in 2004.
ACCESSION #
19780327

 

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