The phenomenon evaluation and its real impact on the different areas affected (e.g. consumer credit) is very important. We present some of the most authoritative sources of data and analysis on theft identity. ...go on reading
CRIF Observatory on identity theft and credit fraud reports that "for the full year 2015, cases have occurred in our country were 25,300 resulting in a greater economic loss to 172 million euros."
Specifically, credit fraud - namely those criminal acts that are realized by means of identity theft and subsequent misuse of others' personal and financial data to obtain credit or acquire assets with the premeditated intention not to repay the loan and not pay the fine - represent a criminal phenomenon more than alarming proportions, registering an increase compared to 2014, of the average amount defrauded.
With regard to fraudulent transactions, including some kinds of identity theft, the statistical report on fraud with payment cards of the Ministry of Finance reports that "in 2014, with reference to cards issued in Italy, the value of the unrecognized transactions (fraud) is decreased compares to the total number of the genuine card payments (from 0.0195% to 0.0189%), whereas the number increased (from 0.0118% to 0.0131%). So "the incidence in value has slightly decreased (-2.73%) whereas the number of transactions has grown (+ 11.06%)."