ACI Worldwide conducted fraud research in 14 countries and found that 29% of the 4,200 respondents had been victims of credit card fraud in the last 5 years.

The percentage in the UK was above the norm at 33%, a rise of 6% in the last 18 months. This estimates the number of UK Consumers hit by credit card fraud as 14.6 million in the past five years.

Other countries fared better, such as the Netherlands with 11% experiencing fraud whilst others, like China with a 43% fraud rate, fared worse.

ACI Worldwide http://www.aciworldwide.com

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