Data Theft in UK Law
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Serious Crime Act 2015
...... authorises a disclosure, in contravention of any provisions of the Data Protection Act 1998, of personal data which are not exempt from those ... . . (2) Fraud. . . (3) Conspiracy to defraud. . . (4) Theft. . . (5) Extortion. . . (6) Assault and robbery. . Computer misuse . ......
British Telecommunications Act 1981
...... I . New Corporation for the Provision of Telecommunication and Data Processing Services Part I . and Data Processing ServicesNew Corporation ...1967. . The whole Act. . . . 1968 c. 60. . The Theft......
Serious Crime Act 2007
...... fraud or for purposes relating to proceeds of crime; to enable data matching to be conducted both in relation to fraud and for other purposes; ... SCH-1.5 . . . (1) An offence under section 8(1) of the Theft Act. 1968 (c. 60) . . (robbery) where the use or threat of force ......
Fraud Act 2006
...... . . "article" includes any program or data held in electronic form. . (2) The provisions are— . . (a) section ... SCH-1.1 . . Omit the following provisions— . . (a) in the Theft Act 1968 (c. 60) — . (i) section 15 (obtaining property by ......
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Books & Journal Articles
Inequality and Violent Crime: Evidence from Data on Robbery and Violent Theft
This article argues that the link between income inequality and violent property crime might be spurious, complementing a similar argument in prior analysis by the a...
Employee Theft: A Profile of Staff Dishonesty in the Retail Sector
Data are presented on staff dishonesty in the electrical retail sector deriving from a 1991 survey of 55 Dixons stores in the Dixons Stores Group. Two hundred and seventy seven staff were interview.........ABSTRACT Data are presented on staff dishonesty in the electrical retail sector deriving from a 1991 survey of 55 Dixons stores in the Dixons Stores Group. Two ......
Identity theft complaints: exploring the state‐level correlates
Purpose: Identity theft is an emerging form of criminal behavior, with complaints about the behavior rising. However, little research has explored the correlates of these complaints, especially sta......... is to examine the state-level characteristics correlatedwith identity theft complaints.Design/methodology/approach – The present study uses data collected from the 2000 US censusand the Federal Trade Commission’s 2002 through 2005 reports on identity theft. Regression isused to determine ......
Identity theft: a small step towards big financial crimes
Purpose: This paper aims to study the concept of identity fraud and how these identity thefts can actually lead to financial crime. These crimes which usually were done in the traditional way now h.........What are the optionsavailable if an individual is a victim of ID theft?Prosch (2009) gave that nearly 86 million cases of a data breach were done in the very ﬁrstquarter of 2008 in the UK, whereas the latest report of Kroll (2019) said that 33% of Indiancompanies have fraud ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
UK Parliament Calls for Prison Sentences for Data Theft
In an October 18, 2011 report, the Justice Committee called for UK courts to be given greater powers to imprison and fine individuals who breach the Data Protection Act, and asked that the governme...
Employee Confidentiality and Data Theft: Recent UK Developments
In this blog post, we look at a recent decision by the UK Court of Appeal and a separate prosecution brought by the Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”; the UK data protection authority), whic...
Over 73,000 GBP Recouped from Former T-Mobile Employees Following Data Theft
Two former employees of T-Mobile have been ordered by a UK court to pay a total of 73,700 GBP (approx. 120,000 USD) for theft of personal data.
- Data Theft - An Inside Job
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