UK Finance

Financial Fraud Action UK is now integrated into UK Finance

From 1 July 2017, the finance and banking industry operating in the UK is represented by a new trade association, UK Finance. It represents around 300 firms in the UK providing credit, banking, markets and payment-related services. The new organisation takes on most of the activities previously carried out by the Asset Based Finance Association, the British Bankers' Association, the Council of Mortgage Lenders, Financial Fraud Action UK, Payments UK and the UK Cards Association.

Please go to www.ukfinance.org.uk for new content and updates from UK Finance.

Financial Fraud Action UK will continue to operate under UK Finance and this website will continue to be updated with relevant material.

Consumers

Consumers

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Businesses

Businesses

Helpful guidance to enable you to protect you and your customers from fraud.

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Police

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Latest News

Tuesday October 16th

Cheque fraudsters involved in £1.8M scam jailed after being extradited to UK

A fraudster involved in a £1.8m scam who skipped bail and fled the UK has been sentenced to five years imprisonment at the Old Bailey, following an operation led by the Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU).

Friday September 28th

Stockport fraudster jailed for two years

A Stockport-based plumbing merchant has been sentenced to two years in prison today at Manchester Crown Court, after being found guilty of using stolen card details to commit over £75,000 worth of fraud.

Tuesday July 31st

SCAM ALERT: Dixons Carphone data breach

SCAM ALERT: Dixons Carphone data breach

Monday July 9th

London fraudster Rasad Salam pleads guilty

A criminal who abused his position at a high street bank to enable around £18,250 of fraud has been given a 12-month prison sentence, suspended for 18 months, as well as 200 hours of unpaid community work.