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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

Two fraudsters jailed for Apple phishing scam
Two people have been jailed for a total of 14 years for their part in a phishing scam to steal more than £15,000, which was then used to bring foreign national offenders into the UK to commit crime [18 July 2014]

Alert: watch out for 'confirm your email address' LinkedIn phishing scam
Fraudsters are purporting to be from the businesses social network LinkedIn claiming your account has been blocked due to inactivity and, to restore access; you are required to click a link to confirm your email address [17 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.