The rise of ID fraud and how to prevent it

There is a new infographic from credit reference agency Equifax that looks at public awareness of identity theft, with original research conducted by YouGov. It also includes steps on how to avoid becoming a victim.

In the run-up to Christmas, millions of people across the country will be handing over personal and financial details while doing their Christmas shopping online. A growing danger is that these details could end up in the hands of criminals looking to commit identity theft.