Report a fraud or a scam online
Frauds that can be reported include:
- Banking fraud.
- Business fraud.
- Buying and investment scams.
- Charity and competition frauds.
- Advance fee fraud.
- Identity fraud and theft.
- Online fraud.
Find out more about these types of fraud by visiting the Action Fraud website.
A scam is a scheme to con people out of their money. You can receive them by advert, email, internet, phone, post or even by someone knocking on your door.
Scams that can be reported include:
- cold calling doorstep traders,
- rogue traders,
- scam or fraud
- unsafe products,
- scam mail and emails,
- underage sales,
- counterfeit products and
- loan sharks etc
When reporting a scam or fraud please try to give as much as information as possible, even if you think it is not relevant or important. Please note you can remain anonymous if you wish.
Report other dubious business or criminal activities
You can report any criminal activity online anonymously to Crimestoppers.
Information about national and regional Crimestoppers campaigns can be found on the Crimestoppers website.