Author: JW / / Latest News
Fraudsters are using data from Companies House online services to target company directors. One in five victims of identity fraud from 2012-2015 was a company director.
A director of a company is a visible, responsible and accountable person. In most cases they will have an online presence which includes their photograph, personal details and perhaps even their signature.
Last year there were 173,000 cases of identity fraud.
Identity fraud has risen 68% since 2010, and online fraud is now the UK’s most common crime.
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