Consumers who have been victims of fraud commonly battle to get their banks to part with information pertinent to the fraud, especially in cases of online banking fraud.

Typically, the banks withhold from fraud victims the names and identity numbers of the account holders who received their stolen money and sometimes the forensic report by the bank ostensibly supporting the bank's allegation the client fell for a phishing attack...

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