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

Downloads

Publications

Information and guidelines to assist you in the fight against fraud

Take Five to Stop Fraud - national campaign to prevent fraud

Read More

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.