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Even the Dead Aren’t Safe from this Crime: The UK Tries to Crack Down on Identity Theft

Identity Theft is the fastest growing crime worldwide and recently the UK identified Impersonation of the Dead or IOD as the fastest growing form of identity theft. It is estimated that over 100,000 cases of IOD fraud have occurred and that identity theft costs UK citizens over 1.5 billion pounds per year. What is being done about it and does it happen in the United States?

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