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.



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Latest News

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.

Tuesday November 7th

UK Finance responds to the PSR’s recommendations on the Which? super-complaint

The industry publishes new data exposing the growing problem of criminals targeting customers by tricking them into authorising a payment.