Identity Theft and Identity Theft Investigations are investigated by Wilson’s Detectives UK and Netherlands.
What is identity theft? Identity theft (also known as ID theft) is when someone uses another person’s personal information to commit fraud, steal credit, or other crimes. Information an identity thief looks for includes:
· Full name · Telephone number · Place and date of birth · Physical address · Email address · Credit card information · Bank statements · Social Security Number · Passwords · Computers · Club memberships and hobbies · PIN numbers · Passport numbers · Driver’s license number
Identity Theft Statistics by Wilsons Detectives international Fraud Investigators. In the USA alone every two seconds an American identity is stolen. The number of people affected by identity theft grew by 500,000 people, from 12.6 million in 2012 to 13.1 in 2013 with escalating losses as well. The state with the highest per capita rate of reported identity theft complaints was Florida, followed by Georgia and California.