Advances in technology are making identity fraud one of the fastest growing crimes in Australia, but 75%1 of Australians continue to put themselves at risk by not taking simple precautions.
What's identity fraud?
Identity fraud occurs when a person uses a stolen identity to obtain credit, goods or other services fraudulently. This can happen if the person acquires sensitive information, such as credit card details, date of birth, mother's maiden name or passwords.
1Galaxy Research Omnibus (May 2007)