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

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Police

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Latest News

Friday September 8th

SCAM ALERT: Equifax data breach

Consumers are warned to be alert for any suspicious phone calls, texts and emails from fraudsters claiming to be from their bank, the police or other trusted companies, following the potential data breach at Equifax

Monday September 4th

Blackpool card fraud gang sentenced

Members of a north west-based gang who used fraudulently-obtained bank cards to steal more than £300,000 were sentenced at Preston Crown Court on Friday, 1 September 2017.

Thursday August 10th

Jail for fraudster with 'Aladdin's cave' of skimming equipment

A fraudster whose bedroom contained an ‘Aladdin’s cave’ of card skimming equipment has been jailed for four years and six months.

Monday July 31st

Money launderers jailed

Two fraudsters have been jailed for their roles in the dispersal of almost £120,000 of stolen funds. Clive Coombes and Eddie Ellis were sentenced to a total of more than five years in jail following the laundering of the stolen money through a series of bank accounts.