Christine, IDCARE's National Case Management Centre Manager was recently interviewed on ABC News talking about Identity Theft and how scammers are using stolen identity documents such as driver's licences to open up lines of credit in a victim's name.
Driver's licences are sought after by criminals because they are regularly used to verify identities by government departments, phone companies and banks. "They love it when they grab a driver's licence because that's the golden ticket for them".
You can see the full article on the ABC News website. Driver's licences the 'golden ticket' of ID theft as authorities struggle to protect fraud victims
There is also a great episode on Focus, an ABC Perth radio segment hosted by Jessica Strutt where our Managing Director, David Lacey explores how rife identity theft is and what to do if you're a victim.
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