CIFAS

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AcronymDefinition
CIFASCredit Industry Fraud Avoidance System (UK; historical acronym of CIFAS - The UK's Fraud Prevention Service )
CIFASCertified International Financial Accounting Specialist
CIFASCouncil of International Federation of Advanced Studies (Rome, Italy)
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The Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System (CIFAS) said in the past year conmen 10,000 people who had recently died.
Figures compiled by the Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System (CIFAS) showed that identity and impersonation fraud increased by 40pc to 74,000 reported cases in 2002 and by 36pc to 101,000 cases in 2003, setting the cost of identity fraud on the British economy at pounds 1.
The Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System said identity and impersonation fraud rose from 74,000 reported cases in 2002 to 101,000 in 2003.
The Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System (CIFAS), the UK's fraud prevention service, says anyone can fall victim to it and, the better your credit rating, the more likely you are to be impersonated.
5m a year, according to the Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System.
5 million, says the Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System.
Mr Liddell said: 'The Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance System (CIFAS) has compiled statistics which demonstrate that the problem is growing at an alarming rate.
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