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 October 11th

SCAM ALERT: Equifax data breach

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

Monday September 4th

Blackpool card fraud gang sentenced

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.

Thursday August 10th

Jail for fraudster with 'Aladdin's cave' of skimming equipment

A fraudster whose bedroom contained an ‘Aladdin’s cave’ of card skimming equipment has been jailed for four years and six months.

Monday July 31st

Money launderers jailed

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.