This is where our fraud team share details about the latest types of financial fraud or scams being reported across the UK. We recommend bookmarking this page to familiarise yourself with the latest techniques being used by criminals.

Action Fraud has reported that they’ve received more than 5,000 reports about fake emails and texts pretending to be from TV licensing.

These fake messages contain links to false websites that are designed to capture banking, personal or security information.

If you receive an email like this or any other email that you’re not sure is genuine, do not click on any links.

For more information on the latest scams and how you can protect yourself visit our top security tips

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