The Dedicated Cheque and Plastic Crime Unit (DCPCU)
is a special police unit comprising police officers drawn from the City of London and Metropolitan Police forces.
The unit is fully sponsored by the banking industry, and supported by bank investigators and case support staff who have an ongoing brief to help stamp out organised card and cheque fraud across the UK.
The unit responds to investigations on a nationwide basis including those involving:
The unit also assists with cases involving social engineering, cheques and courier crime.
As well as generating its own cases, the unit receives referrals from banks, card companies and other UK police forces.
The unit can be contacted on
020 7709 6600 or