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 December 13th

Finance industry, police and trading standards unite to tackle fraud

A ground-breaking fraud prevention scheme aimed at identifying and protecting potential fraud victims when they visit a bank or building society branch has stopped more than £9 million being passed to criminals in its first year of operation, figures from UK Finance show.

Wednesday November 29th

SCAM ALERT: Criminals impersonate police in fake investigation scam

SCAM ALERT: Criminals impersonate police in fake investigation scam

Monday November 27th

New data reveals stark increase in young people acting as ‘money mules’

New data released today shows a sharp rise in the number of 18 to 24 year olds who are letting their bank accounts be used to transfer the proceeds of crime.

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.