Someone out there is pretending to be me. But I’m on their trail . . .

Thanks for choosing Vodafone, began a cheery letter among the pile of mail awaiting my return from holiday last week.

It went on to confirm that I would be paying £64 a month for my new top-of-the-range handset, with details of the bank account the direct debit would be drawn from.

The only problem was, I had not opened an account with Vodafone. Nor had I agreed a credit deal with the retailer Next, despite another letter in the pile congratulating me on having done just that. It even gave the time down to the second when I — or rather someone pretending to me — had signed up for £1,500 to spend on its wares. Fraud has long been a staple subject of Money…

Read the full story here to find out why the Sunday Times believes in solutions offered by DynaRisk: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/money/someone-out-there-is-pretending-to-be-me-but-im-on-their-trail-srs8jtqf8

 

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