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 Tuesday, October 13, 2009

About a third of UK employees throw sensitive documents in the bin instead of shredding them, research suggests. The study also found almost three-quarters of workers felt their organisations could do more to protect their customers' sensitive information.

The data was compiled for National Identity Fraud Prevention Week. Identity fraud costs the UK more than 1.2bn annually. The UK's Fraud Prevention Service says 60,000 people have fallen victim so far this year.

 

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