London Is #1 For ID Fraud

A new report on identity theft has shown that those living in the London area are most likely to be its victims.

CIFAS, the UK’s fraud protection service, published a list of the worst 20 postcodes for ID fraud, of which 19 were within the M25, and the other was just outside in Maidenhead.

The worst 20 postcodes were:

  1. SE16 Greenwich
  2. CR0 Croydon
  3. IG11 Barking
  4. SL6 Maidenhead
  5. SE13 Lewisham
  6. E6 Newham
  7. SW11 Battersea
  8. E17 Walthamstow
  9. N14 Southgate
  10. N4 Stoke Newington/Harringay
  11. N16 Stoke Newington
  12. E11 Leyton/Wanstead
  13. NW2 Cricklewood/Willesden
  14. BR3 Beckhenham
  15. HA3 Wealdstone
  16. SW18 Wandsworth
  17. E2 Bethnal Green
  18. NW10 Willesden/Harlesden
  19. NW3 Hampstead
  20. N22 Wood Green

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