Data Theft in UK Law
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Books & Journal Articles
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...
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...
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...
Consumer identity theft prevention and identity fraud detection behaviours
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate consumer behaviour as it relates to identity theft and fraud. Design/methodology/approach: Using survey data, this paper models the relationshi...
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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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