Why report fraud?

Nobody should feel embarrassed about reporting fraud. Fraudsters will use any means they can to convince people to hand over their hard-earned money. This means anybody is at risk of becoming a victim.

The more we know, the better we can help

That’s why it’s essential that you make a report whenever you experience fraud, so we can learn as much as we can about this crime and how to reduce it.

Reporting fraud helps identify and stop fraudsters and, ultimately, prevent other people from being targeted.

24% of people say they’re not very likely to report fraud in the UK*, but with your help, we can fight back and make it harder for the criminals.

*Source: National Crime Agency Yonder poll, January 2022

Get support after fraud

Another good reason to report fraud is that you can be offered support to help you deal with the experience. This can cover the practical steps to recover any money or data you’ve lost, and also emotional support.

Recovery from fraud

Get advice on accessing support after fraud, as well as the practical steps you can take to recover any losses.