Soghoian's Law of Identity Theft Stupidity: Anyone who publishes their own private financial details in a public discussion of identity theft will eventually find that information used for fraud.
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There’s a detail mentioned in passing in these reports, which I’d like to know more about. It’s the comment by Clarkson that, “The bank cannot find out who did this because of the Data Protection Act and they cannot stop it from happening again.”
How does the Data Protection Act keep an investigation from happening? Is Clarkson wrong, or is that a law run amok?