Why take identity theft seriously?
It is not just that your own bank account can be drained. Mark Jenner & Co Limited recently assisted an innocent member of the public whose identity had been used to steal funds from other person’s bank accounts. The evidence showed photographic evidence of completely different people applying for a passport in the victim’s name, and yet the prosecution did not waiver until our expert report was served explaining how an identity fraud worked.
Many people, the authorities included, seem oblivious to the threat of identity fraud – yet it can happen to anyone with potential disastrous consequences.
Nobody can imagine the problems identity theft causes, until it happens to them. The loss of your identity to a fraudster can cause immense hardship and it can be hard to find a sympathetic ear when seeking redress. What could … Read more…