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Cifas reports and data give unique insight into the growing threat of fraud and financial crime, helping your organisation to develop effective counter strategies. They provide the perspectives and expertise you need to better understand the latest developments in the fraud and financial crime landscape.
Is it okay to commit fraud?
First party fraud has long been a problem throughout the UK – and it continues to rise. According to the latest data commissioned by Cifas, 1 in 8 (12%) UK people admit to committing fraudulent conduct in the last 12 months. That figure has consistently increased since 2022 (10%) and 2021 (8%).
In a joint report with LexisNexis, we assess the characteristics of impersonation to identify those most at risk. The report highlights that 19% of identity fraud victims are company directors – one of the most at-risk groups for this type of crime.