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.

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

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Latest News

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.

Thursday October 25th

London card fraudster sentenced for hotel scam

A fraudster from Bexley, London has been sentenced at the Old Bailey today, after being arrested while staying at a hotel paid for with stolen card details.