Action Fraud Info. —- Do you Really know…How Identity Fraud Works?

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Identity fraud occurs when criminals use your stolen personal details to commit fraud, whether that be to open a bank account or apply for a mortgage in your name.  Criminals will often obtain your personal details from information you’ve made publicly available on social media or from information you’ve thrown in the bin without shredding.