Card fraud rate fell 37% in April amid pandemic

According to data provided by the Undersecretariat for Crime Prevention on the fraudulent use of credit and debit cards, between January and April of this year 18,186 police cases were recorded, representing a 37% decrease in the crime rate per 100,000 inhabitants year-on-year. The Investigation Police (PDI) also consolidated figures of complaints subdivided by fraud, grooming, phishing and fraudulent use of cards which overall reflect that in May there was a 15% decline over the same period in 2019.

Source: La Tercera