Identity theft? Go straight to Action Fraud

Identity theft? Go straight to Action Fraud

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Wonga was fraud victim, not reader whose details were used to obtain loan - but financial institutions often get it wrongIn your column of 24 November you mentioned Wonga and a person who had "been the victim of fraud".I am a crime evaluator with a police force and your advice,...
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