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In this section you will find the latest news and information from FFA UK.

Birmingham fraudsters jailed for £200K scam

January 17, 2019

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.

Fraudsters sentenced for £1.2 million scam

January 3, 2019

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.

Stockport fraudster jailed for two years

September 28, 2018

A Stockport-based plumbing merchant has been sentenced to two years in prison today at Manchester Crown Court, after being found guilty of using stolen card details to commit over £75,000 worth of fraud.

London fraudster Rasad Salam pleads guilty

July 9, 2018

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.