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

Tuesday February 12th

Gang of fraudsters and "money mules" sentenced for £200k scam

A gang of fraudsters based in South London who used compromised card details and “money mule” accounts to commit almost £200,000 of fraud have been sentenced to over nine years in prison at Southwark Crown Court.

Thursday January 17th

Birmingham fraudsters jailed for £200K scam

Two criminals were sentenced to a total of over five years in jail today at Birmingham Crown Court, after attempting to recruit bank staff and commit attempted fraud worth £200k. This follows a successful investigation by the Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU), a police unit sponsored by the cards and banking industry that targets fraudsters.

Thursday January 3rd

Fraudsters sentenced for £1.2 million scam

A criminal gang behind a series of frauds and attempted fraud worth over £1.2 million have been sentenced to nearly 7 years in prison, following a successful operation by the Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU), a specialist anti-fraud police unit sponsored by the banking industry.

Friday November 16th

London fraudster brothers sentenced for £6,000 scam

Two brothers from East London were sentenced yesterday at Inner London Crown Court after committing £6,000 of fraud.