Welcome to the consumer section of the Financial Fraud Action UK website.

In this section you will find information about the various types of payment fraud, as well as helpful tips and advice on how to minimise your chances of becoming a victim, and what to do if you become a victim.

Advice

Advice

Clear information and advice to help you protect yourself from fraud

FAQs

FAQs

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

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Information and guidelines to assist you in the fight against fraud

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Latest News

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.

Tuesday November 7th

UK Finance responds to the PSR’s recommendations on the Which? super-complaint

The industry publishes new data exposing the growing problem of criminals targeting customers by tricking them into authorising a payment.

Wednesday October 11th

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

Thursday September 28th

Latest industry data shows fall in financial fraud

Financial fraud losses of £366.4 million in the first half of 2017 were 8 per cent lower year-on-year, figures from UK Finance show.