Did you know that number plate fines can be issued to innocent road users even if they haven’t committed a crime due to the risk of car cloning? This is when criminals purchase your identical number plates from an illegal dealer and then commit crimes under your alias.
Recognised number plate dealers will ask for proof of identity and a letter of entitlement when purchasing a new number plate which offers a level of protection against fraud.
However, some sites allow road users to simply write down a number plate and order an identical match in seconds.
This means criminals could be able to escape with a stolen car as they will be hiding under someone else’s agreement.
Jack Cousens, spokesperson at the AA said: “Car cloning is on the rise and the DVLA is not doing enough to tackle online retailers.
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