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

In this section police officers will find information about The Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit and the work that they carry out on behalf of the banking industry.  There are also secure areas available to police officers and police staff only, where information can be found which may assist in their investigations.

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

Downloads

Publications

Information and guidelines to assist you in the fight against fraud

Take Five to Stop Fraud - national campaign to prevent fraud

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Latest News

Thursday May 4th

Card fraudster jailed

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.

Friday April 7th

Care home manager sentenced for fraud

A care home manager who abused her position, by getting a resident to withdraw cash which she used to fund her gambling habit, has been given a suspended sentence.

Thursday March 30th

Financial fraud data for 2016 published

Financial fraud losses across payment cards, remote banking and cheques totalled £768.8 million in 2016, an increase of 2 per cent on the previous year, figures from Financial Fraud Action UK show.

Thursday March 16th

Financial fraud costing UK £2 million a day

UK banks and Financial Fraud Action UK launch dedicated day of action