The Fraud alert has provided this information as a resource to assist in combating fraud and other economic crime, and to prevent you becoming a victim of crime.
The average victim of an investment scam loses £20,000. See our guides to popular investment frauds.
Little book of big scams
The Little book of big scams contains a number of hints and tips to stop you becoming a victim of fraud.
Latest news from our Law Enforcement and other partner agencies. Within this section are also related links to our partner sites relating to scam warnings.
Scams, cons, tricks and fraud
The Police are not the only agency with power to investigate fraud related offences; it is often difficult to determine what has happened and who to make reports to.
Audio version of Little book of big scams
Audio version of Little book of big scams which contains a number of hints and tips to stop you becoming a victim of fraud.