About this blog
This blog is by Protect My ID - the Experian service that will:
- Monitor your credit report
- Alert you to signs of identity fraud
- Help you resolve any fraud issues
- Insure you for up to £75,000 of fraud resolution costs
- Estimate your fraud risk level
- Give you tips to avoid ID fraud
About ID fraud and ID theft
ID theft happens when a fraudster finds out your personal information in order to impersonate you. ID fraud happens when they use that information to run up bills or buy goods in your name.
They could do this by, for instance, applying for credit using your details - but give a different home address. You would never see the bills - but your credit report would show you've got unpaid debts.
The types of ID fraud.
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Fraud in the first half of 2011 is 10% higher than a year ago according to new figures from CIFAS, the UK’s Fraud Prevention Service – with more than 50,000 ID fraud victims. Using someone else’s identity is fraudsters’ preferred … Continue reading