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

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.

Friday June 22nd

Banking protocol prevents £25m in fraud and leads to 197 arrests

The Banking Protocol – a ground-breaking rapid response scheme – has led to 197 arrests and prevented almost £25 million of attempted fraud

Thursday June 21st

London cheque fraudster sentenced to over two years in prison

A fraudster who abused his position at a high street bank to enable fraud worth a total of £122,000 has been sentenced to two years and six months in prison today at Southwark Crown Court.

Tuesday June 19th

95 arrests made in Europe-wide crackdown against online fraudsters

95 arrests have been made across Europe following a joint law enforcement operation targeting online fraudsters between 4 and 15 June 2018.