In the Media

Criminals to 'adapt to ID cards'

PUBLISHED September 5, 2005

The UK government's proposed ID scheme will do little to stop identity theft and may actually exacerbate fraudulent behaviour in its early years.

That is the view of researcher Dr Emily Finch who interviews career criminals about their activities.
She has detailed how they adapt their strategies to get around new anti-crime technologies such as chip and pin.
Dr Finch will tell a Dublin conference that these criminals will be undaunted by the prospect of identity cards.