Cifas publishes Fraudscape 2018

posted on 26 April 2018, updated on 26 April 2018

Fraudscape 2018 provides fraud and financial crime professionals, law enforcement, journalists, and HR professionals with an accurate summary of fraud risk and fraudulent attempts made in the UK.

Key findings in this year’s Fraudscape include:

  • the highest number of identity frauds ever recorded by Cifas members – 174,523 cases in 2017
  • young people are most at risk of acting as ‘money mules’ – there was a 27% increase in 14-24-year-olds carrying out this type of fraud
  • more than a third of bank account takeover victims are over 60.

For more information see the Cifas website.

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