(PRWEB UK) 19 June 2013
According to the BBC Report dated 19 June 2013: East Ham named identity fraud hotspot, the district experienced 27 identity fraud attempts for every 10,000 adults. Experian figures show that Altringham in Greater Manchester experienced 13 fraud attempts for every 10,000 adults which is three times the national average of 4 attempts for every 10,000 adults. Other hotspots include Birmingham, Manchester, St Albans, Sutton Coldfield, Slough, Hatfield, Dartford and Camberley. Experian said identity fraud was highest in inner-city, mixed neighbourhoods with low to middle incomes.
The BBC News report dated 19 June 2013 goes on to say that victims were also being targeted in more affluent towns near major cities and were typically younger couples living in new homes, with average income and a high demand for credit. Private Investigator Bradford believes that if identity theft preventative measures were carried out by everyone then identity fraud would reduce significantly. Making sure you correctly dispose of credit and debit card slips, invoices, delivery notes, bills and any paperwork with sensitive information about your financial affairs by shredding it first is just one easy and quick way to protect your identity.
Private Investigator Bradford offer help and advice with fraud investigations. Investigators cover identity theft and fraud, PC/ Computer fraud, Insurance, bank account and credit card fraud. They apply many tried and tested methods of investigation to trace the perpetrators of these crimes and have had many successes in helping the police capture criminals, give the victims peace of mind and educate them in keeping their identity and financial matters as safe as possible.
Private Investigator Bradford along with their sister company Edinburgh Private Detectives is a team of highly trained professional and discreet private investigators and detectives with over 35 years experience in the industry. Their understanding and approachable team of male and female detectives are available 24/7 to conduct matrimonial, corporate and private investigations