London is still the leading location for first-party fraud, according to a new report by credit checking agency Experian.
First-party fraud is where genuine individuals attempt to change their circumstances or hide adverse financial information to obtain credit which they may not be in a position to afford.
The top ten areas identified per 10,000 adults are:
- East Ham - 78
- Stratford - 33
- Hounslow - 32
- Woolwich - 30
- Ilford - 28
- Walthamstow - 26
- Ealing Broadway - 24
- Cheapside - 24
- Harrow - 22
- Croydon -20
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