Report a fraud
The best way to fight fraud and fraudsters is to get people
talking about it and reporting it to Action
If you have been a victim of fraud, there are two ways to report
it to Action Fraud.
Anyone witnessing a crime in action should call the
police on 999.
If debit or credit cards, online banking or cheques are
involved, your first step should be to contact your bank or credit
Reporting through Action Fraud ensures proper crime reporting
procedures are followed, and in the case of fraud against you as a
victim, you will be given a crime reference number.
We are not able to recover money for victims; however trained
agents can provide you with advice and guidance on getting
The information you provide will be referred to the National
Fraud Intelligence Bureau, to be used in intelligence and
investigation packages, and which may be forwarded to local police
Although each individual report cannot be investigated, the
information will help the police build up a picture of who is
committing what fraud. This will help them stop the fraudsters and
keep other potential victims safe.
Any information you have could help us prevent a crime. If in
doubt, give us a call.