Frauds that can be reported include:
- Banking and 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
- unsafe products
- scam mail and emails
- underage sales
- counterfeit products
- loan sharks etc
Suspicious text messages should be forwarded to 7726. This free-of-charge short code enables your provider to investigate the origin of the text and take action, if found to be malicious.
Report other dubious business or criminal activities
You can report any criminal activity online anonymously to Crimestoppers.