New system detects identity thieves before they drop you into bankruptcy

STAY CLEAR: Senior director of Transunion Africa Garnet Jensen says identity theft is rife in South Africa, but a new system protects personal data. Picture: Karen Sandison/African News Agency/ANA Half of South African consumers have either been a victim of identity theft or know someone who has, according to a recent survey commissioned by TransUnion. It’s the increased prevalence of this crime that has led to the launch of True Identity, a comprehensive ID theft solution. It provides consumers with an extensive set of features and tools to protect themselves against identity thieves and to help them restore their good name and recover from losses if they have already fallen victim. The senior director of Trans Union Africa, Garnet Jensen, said identity theft is rife in South Africa. The most common form is someone using the identity of another person to get access to products and services he or […]