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Business Leaders Agree to Fight ID Fraud

First European summit on identity - Identity Matters - resolves unanimously to take the lead in the fight against identity fraud

LONDON -- At the 1st European Summit on identity (www.identity-matters.co.uk) held today and yesterday at London's Langham Hotel, over 150 senior business managers from across the UK and Europe resolved unanimously to work together to take the lead on preventing identity fraud and to work with the government on measures to prevent further breaches of data security such as occurred yesterday.

The call for the private sector to take ownership of the problem was led by Richard Law, CEO of GB, the Summit's main sponsor said: "Delegates and speakers at Identity Matters represented the largest ever gathering in Europe of identity fraud professionals, representing the private sector, Parliament and the Civil Service and Police.

"The unanimous resolution underlines the depth of feeling and concern for the future - not just of our industry but our very society as a result of this security breach."

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