East Ham is the top spot for identity fraud in the UK according to new research by the credit-crecking group Experian.
London as a whole experienced 11 attempts at identity fraud per 10,000 adults in 2012.
In East Ham that figure rose to 27 attempts per 10,000 adults.
The company says that cases of identity fraud were also prevalent in;
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