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Special report: Fraud and how to stop it

The problem of identity fraud came glaring into the media spotlight this week following the false arrest and imprisonment of a Briton on holiday in South Africa by the FBI.

The problem of identity fraud came glaring into the media spotlight this week following the false arrest and imprisonment of a Briton on holiday in South Africa by the FBI.

Derek Bond, 72, was held in jail for three weeks until it was discovered that his identity had been stolen by a fugitive on the run from the US federal authorities.

Back in the UK, it has been revealed that amongst companies, identity fraud has increased by 54% in the last year alone.

In this special report Andrew Durant, head of fraud investigation at BDO Stoy Hayward, looks at the growing threat of identity theft to UK companies and individuals.

In addition, there is also a profile of SFO director Robert Wardle, a feature on email scams and expert comment from a forensic services partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

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