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.



Clear information and advice to help you protect yourself from fraud



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



Information and guidelines to assist you in the fight against fraud

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Latest News

Monday March 12th

Online banking fraudster from Tower Hamlets brought to justice

A fraudster who made illegal transfers worth £5,400 by hacking into customers’ online banking accounts has received a two-year sentence, suspended for two years, at Inner London Crown Court today.

Friday March 9th

Fraudsters found with gold and plastic bag of cash receive total of 6 years jail

Two former bank employees who stole funds worth over £221,000 to fund their lavish lifestyles were sentenced yesterday at Birmingham Crown Court to a total of over six years’ imprisonment.

Monday March 5th

Have you seen this fraudster?

Police are asking members of the public to help locate this man who is wanted by police in connection with a series of fraud offences valued at over £3 million pounds in January 2018.

Wednesday December 13th

Finance industry, police and trading standards unite to tackle fraud

A ground-breaking fraud prevention scheme aimed at identifying and protecting potential fraud victims when they visit a bank or building society branch has stopped more than £9 million being passed to criminals in its first year of operation, figures from UK Finance show.