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Age verification exceeds expectations with a pass rate...

Shoreditch was keen to find an efficient and suitable solution to verify that its customers were adults. The new legislation was very clear - it was no longer sufficient for users to simply tick a box and say that they were over-18. The business opted to adopt our Prove-ID......

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Elderly home-owners increasingly targeted by identity ...

Extended families from multi-cultural backgrounds also at higher risk, while two-thirds of all identity theft victims are also...

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Current account switchers top two million within two y...

More than two million bank customers have opted to use the seven-day account switching service within the first two years of the service's...

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Retail Sales on Mobile Double Those on Tablets… What D...

June 2015 figures for the retail industry show that m-commerce saw a 57 per cent increase on June 2014. Interestingly, sales on smartphones far outweighed those on tablets, reporting a growth rate between January and June 2015 of over double that of tablet devices...

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The changing face of online fraud...

Across the globe, more and more people are shifting to digital channels rather than traditional channels (such as the branch or store) to shop and manage their finances. This change in consumer behaviour has led to higher online transactions – and with it an increased risk of fraud. This...

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What is ‘Friday Fraud’ – and how does it impact law fi...

Recent press reports have highlighted a problem for lawyers and conveyancers – it’s been dubbed ‘Friday Fraud’. It involves fraudsters using various methods to get the information they need to raid a firm’s accounts or intercept funds due to be paid to a client. It’s called Friday Fraud because...

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Dramatic increase in current account fraud...

Current account fraud almost doubles due to extensive large scale organised...

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Why dusting off dormant accounts is vital to safeguard...

It's a simple and straightforward process that could help safeguard life savings for years to come and ensure they continue to enjoy the protection offered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme...

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Guest post: 5 ways to protect against online fraud fro...

What took time, patience, unusual equipment and certain skills years ago can be accomplished in a matter of minutes online today. Technology and the internet have enabled the growth and prevalence of online fraud. For today’s fraud perpetrator, all you need is a laptop, internet connection and some knowledge...

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