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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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.