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Fraud increases by a fifth in one year

Large payments have been diverted and fraudsters have disappeared with the money. We are also seeing an increase in impersonations of the deceased within mortgage fraud. Fraudsters use the ID of...

Blog - May 2016
Three-month Council Tax fraud analysis recovers more than £220,000 for…

Learn how we've helped Arun District Council with Council Tax Fraud analysis in order to cut down number of fraudulent council tax discounts, looking at saving the public purse over £220,000 in just...

Blog - Apr 2016
Car finance – the growth of PCPs

The growth in new car registrations remains fuelled by finance agreements and the dominance in PCP deals suggests that consumers remain content with the concept of financing their use of the vehicle...

Blog - Apr 2016
SMEs Under Threat – Data breach and the true cost…

Our third annual data breach preparedness study highlights a real lack of understanding among SMEs when it comes to quantifying the true cost of a data...

Blog - Apr 2016
A fifth of all ID fraud aimed at renters

Last year saw professional renters bear the biggest brunt of a surge in identity theft, with one out of five (20%) of all attempts aimed at young professionals living in rented...

Blog - Mar 2016
Over-50s vulnerable to pension scams

One in four men would spend his pension on a dream holiday. Less than a quarter would seek professional advice about their private...

Blog - Mar 2016
Which consumers are most at risk of ID theft?

Our Mosaic classification system reveals a host of insights into which demographic customer groups are most at-risk from identity...

Blog - Mar 2016
Spike in neighbourhood ID thefts blunted by smart fraud analysis

Postcode analysis of just one stretch of road hit by a sudden spike in ID thefts and related frauds, highlighted more than 20 detected incidents at a handful of...

Blog - Mar 2016
One in four men would spend their pension on a…

As many people over the age of 55 start to think about how they will take advantage of the new pension freedoms, one in five (20%) has admitted that they would treat themselves to a dream holiday or...

Blog - Feb 2016
Keeping your cards close to your chest is crucial to…

In common with current accounts, the relentless rise in card fraud is being powered by ID thieves, with around eight out of 10 detected card frauds from bogus third-party applicants....

Blog - Feb 2016
Spotting fraud at postcode level

Analysis of 10 addresses in and around the same area of leafy Warwickshire, pointed to a suspected ghost-broking...

Blog - Feb 2016
Aviva detected fraud on 2,200 new commercial motor policies in…

In 2015 alone, Aviva identified more than 11,000 instances of personal motor application...

Blog - Feb 2016