Action Fraud has been receiving reports of an advanced fee fraud whereby suspects phone a member of the public and claim to be calling on behalf of the UK (or British) Government Grant Department.
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A gang of fraudsters who were part of a multi-million-pound eBay scam dubbed the “Lucy network” have been jailed for a total of 18 years.
The City of London Police’s Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) has arrested a man in Dorset as part of an ongoing investigation into the online sale of counterfeit airbags to the public.
Online dating fraud in the UK cost victims a heart-breaking £27 million last year, according to the latest stats from the City of London Police’s National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) and Get Safe Online.
Today Action Fraud will be supporting Safer Internet Day- an annual event set-up by the UK Safer Internet Centre to encourage young people to use the internet safely and responsibly.
Action Fraud is warning businesses to be on high alert after increased reports and financial losses from CEO fraud.
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau’s (NFIB) Proactive Intelligence Team is warning people to beware of fraudsters that turn up on your doorstep and ask for your signature.
Our contact centre has received multiple reports from victims who have been contacted by fraudsters using the real names of Action Fraud advisors.