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Action Fraud is the UK's national fraud and internet crime reporting centre

We provide a central point of contact for information about fraud and financially motivated internet crime. If you've been scammed, ripped off or conned, there is something you can do about it. Report fraud to us and receive a police crime reference number.

Action Fraud is not an emergency service - dial 999 if you are in immediate danger.

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The easiest way to report fraud or internet crime is by using our online reporting tool.
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Latest News

Increase in the number of younger fraudsters say KPMG
According to KPMG’s latest Fraud Barometer, the number of fraud cases involving people in their late 20 – 30’s has rocketed 285% in the first half of the year,  to just over £62m [28 July 2014]

Pension scams – a lifetime’s savings lost in a moment
Victims of pension scams have warned of the devastating impact of losing thousands of pounds in retirement savings as part of a hard-hitting campaign to help tackle the problem [24 July 2014]

Who reports frauds to us

Frauds committed in the UK will be reported to Action Fraud; from Individuals up to larger corporations and financial Institutions. Find out more by clicking on an icon below.

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Our Partners

We work closely with our partners in government and the police to run the Action Fraud reporting service for you.