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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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

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Latest News

Tuesday October 16th

Cheque fraudsters involved in £1.8M scam jailed after being extradited to UK

A fraudster involved in a £1.8m scam who skipped bail and fled the UK has been sentenced to five years imprisonment at the Old Bailey, following an operation led by the Dedicated Card and Payment Crime Unit (DCPCU).

Friday September 28th

Stockport fraudster jailed for two years

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.

Tuesday July 31st

SCAM ALERT: Dixons Carphone data breach

SCAM ALERT: Dixons Carphone data breach

Monday July 9th

London fraudster Rasad Salam pleads guilty

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.