The crime of the century?

The potential for crime increases when rewards become greater thanpossible risk. As times change, a particular crime may become morelucrative or easier to commit, often because of a change in circumstancesor the development of a new technology. Identity fraud is a classic casein point.

Essentially, identity fraud is another name for theft byimpersonation.

An individual's personal details, from date of birth and address tocomprehensive bank account information, are literally stolen by thecriminal

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