Men are TWICE as likely to fall victim to identity thefts compared to women

Identity thefts hit men more than women as research shows males are TWICE as likely to fall victim to the crime

  • Research found that 23 per cent of men have had their identity stolen
  • The Nationwide study showed that 11 per cent of women had been victim to this 
  • Women were also more cautious about sharing information online, it was shown 

Men are twice as likely to become a victim of identity theft as women.

Research showed that 11 per cent of women have had their identity stolen against 23 per cent of men.

In a poll of 3,000 people, the data showed that despite their higher susceptibility to identity theft, 64 per cent of men were concerned compared with 70 per cent of women.

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