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

Clear information and advice to help you protect yourself from fraud.

Businesses

Businesses

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

Police

Police

Information and guidelines to assist you in the fight against fraud.

Latest News

Wednesday December 13th

Finance industry, police and trading standards unite to tackle fraud

A ground-breaking fraud prevention scheme aimed at identifying and protecting potential fraud victims when they visit a bank or building society branch has stopped more than £9 million being passed to criminals in its first year of operation, figures from UK Finance show.

Wednesday November 29th

SCAM ALERT: Criminals impersonate police in fake investigation scam

SCAM ALERT: Criminals impersonate police in fake investigation scam

Monday November 27th

New data reveals stark increase in young people acting as ‘money mules’

New data released today shows a sharp rise in the number of 18 to 24 year olds who are letting their bank accounts be used to transfer the proceeds of crime.

Wednesday November 8th

Gang sentenced for £610,000 fraud

A gang of fraudsters have been jailed for their involvement in the theft of £610,000 from business bank accounts.