One in seven British adults admit to committing fraud

One in seven British adults admit to committing fraud

Britons have an ambivalent attitude towards fraud, the latest data suggests, with almost 40 per cent believing the most common kinds of financial theft are “reasonable”. Fraud prevention service Cifas this week revealed one in seven adults have committed one or more types of consumer fraud, while two-thirds know someone who has. These widespread attitudes “highlight the lack […]
London revealed as UK capital of fraud and scams

London revealed as UK capital of fraud and scams

London is the UK’s fraud capital, with more scams reported per person than anywhere else in the country, new research shows. Londoners were most likely to report being victims of fraud last year, with 104 cases lodged per 10,000 people, according to data from national...