Meet the former British spy who uses his thumbprint to beat fraudsters



The Carphone Warehouse in Scarborough’s Brunswick shopping centre is bustling with customers.
It’s Friday afternoon and around a dozen shoppers are crowded around brightly-lit displays that show off the latest Apple and Samsung smartphones, while two shop assistants struggle to keep up at the tills.
This is where Jamie Jamieson, who lives in the seaside resort, first tested a system which he claims can defeat identity fraud.
Fourteen years ago, Jamie, 69, began using his thumbprint to verify his identity. He added a note to his credit file stating that any application for a financial deal... read more

 
31 January 2018 in Business, Views: 58
Source: Daily Mail
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