Has someone taken a loan in your name?

Sarah Coles
BD44M3 A pen poised to sign on the dotted line. Image shot 2009. Exact date unknown. deed collection agency sign waiver form pap
BD44M3 A pen poised to sign on the dotted line. Image shot 2009. Exact date unknown. deed collection agency sign waiver form pap

The good news is that identity theft fell overall last year. The bad news is that there were huge spikes in certain kinds of ID fraud - and one of the largest growth areas was around loan fraud. It's a particularly frightening prospect, because often you will have no idea that you are a victim of this kind of crime until weeks or even months after an attack. By that time you could already find yourself owing thousands of pounds.

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