Councils give identity fraudsters a helping hand

Monday, 5 June 2006, 12:59 PM EST

Local planning authorities are giving identity criminals "all they need" by posting applicants' personal details online, according to the UK's fraud prevention service Cifas.

The organisation said planning authorities were publishing applicants' personal details, including names addresses, telephone and signatures, on the web as part of their planning consultations.

At The Register.

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