Expert on Impersonation scams almost double in H1 2020

Figures from UK Finance reveal that impersonation scams have almost doubled in the first six months of the year, with almost 15,000 cases reported between January and June 2020.


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Sundeep Tengur, Senior Business Solutions Manager,,  SAS UK & Ireland
September 18, 2020
Automated anti-fraud technology will be key to catching the criminals.
Identity fraud is at an all-time high in the UK, and the challenge will only grow over the next few years because fraudsters have been able to adapt. Anyone with an internet connection can access the dark web tools they need to pull off identity theft, leading to the rise of the cyber-enabled fraudster. “The pandemic has shone the spotlight on the issue: criminals are capitalising on the cris ....
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