Welcome to the news section of the Financial Fraud Action UK website

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

SCAM ALERT: Equifax data breach

September 8, 2017

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

Blackpool card fraud gang sentenced

September 4, 2017

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.

Money launderers jailed

July 31, 2017

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.

Money launderer sentenced

July 13, 2017

A man who laundered more than £200,000 through his bank account has been sentenced.

Arrests made in card fraud operations

June 21, 2017

Eleven people have been arrested as part of a series of police operations across the country proactively targeting remote purchase fraud.

Card fraudster jailed

May 4, 2017

A man who bought compromised card details on the dark web and recruited a delivery driver to intercept the fraudulent orders he placed has been jailed for three years.