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Hunter is the commonly used abbreviation for the National Hunter system. National Hunter is an anti-fraud data sharing system used principally by credit card companies, but increasingly by all types of lender.

How can I protect against Identity Fraud?

If you have been victim of fraud – or are just looking to protect your identity – you can contact Hunter directly to see whether they hold any information in your details.

Additionally, you can check your Credit Report to look for unrecognised credit applications and Cifas fraud warnings, which can be signs of fraudulent activity in your details. Your Multi Agency Credit Report contains your complete information from Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, letting you easily see everything you need.

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Members of National Hunter submit each and every detail given by consumers on credit applications. These details are subsequently checked against all further applications to identify inconsistencies that may indicate fraud.

Any subsequent applications with inconsistencies are referred for further checks. No application can be automatically declined simply on the basis of information from the National Hunter system.

To find out what National Hunter holds about you, you will need to make a Subject Access Request of the company, by sending your full name and address and saying that you are making a Subject Access under section 7 of the Data Protection Act 1998 to:

N Hunter Limited
PO Box 2756

They will try to respond within one month, in line with ICO guidelines.

The UK's First Provider Of Online Credit Reports

Launched 25 Years, 35 Million Credit Scores & 8 Million Credit Reports Ago

The UK's First Provider Of Online Credit Reports

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