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Reporting fraud and cyber crime

If you or someone else is in immediate danger or risk of harm dial 999 now.

If you are suffering a live cyber attack that is in progress, call 0300 123 2040 now to report, do not report using this online tool. This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for businesses, charities and organisations.

Check this list to make sure your reporting to the correct organisation:

 Report fraud or cyber crime

Report other types of fraud

Theft of a vehicle 
Suspicious online behaviour with or towards a child
Online hate or bullying crime, material or messages
Counterfeit medicine or medical devices available to purchase online
Business or personal tax fraud or a related HMRC (Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs) matter
Benefit fraud
Immigration fraud
Counterfeit Currency

If you cannot view the nature of the crime you wish to report in the list above please contact your local police.

What we do with your data after you report

We are aware of how important it is to you that we keep your data safe, so when you make a report we have standard protocols for handling and sharing your data.

Data breaches

If you have suffered a data breach and report to us, we won’t automatically pass this onto the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Under the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules, from the 25th May 2018 it is mandatory that you also report data breaches to the ICO within 72 hours.