Crime Fraud and Identity Theft in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Crime Fraud and Identity Theft

Action Fraud

The UK's national fraud and internet crime reporting centre. actionfrauduk

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE)

Official site of the UK Chapter of an international organisation; with details of membership, professional certification, news, events, and contacts.

Banknote Watch

Offering advice and information on identifying stolen banknotes. banknotewatchuk

Card Watch

A UK banking industry initiative that aims to raise awareness of card fraud prevention; provides information and advice for retailers and cardholders, with FAQs, links, and media resources.


A not for profit membership association representing the private and public sectors, dedicated to identifying financial crime and preventing fraud and staff fraud. Provides details of membership and benefits, training services, and background information.

Fraud Advisory Panel

A membership organisation providing an independent voice for the counter fraud community; in the United Kingdom; includes details of membership and events, with an online guide to fraud and best practice in data protection.

The Fraud Women’s Network (FWN)

A national network for women involved in fraud prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution; with profiles, events diary, and details of membership.

Identity theft

The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest. Provides advice about preventing identity theft, protecting yourself, and what to do if you think you are a victim.

Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB)

Set up by the industry to combat insurance fraud and co-ordinate action against organised insurance crime in the UK. Describes their activities and offers a free Cheatline allowing members of the public to report suspected fraudulent claims.

Maintains an archive of scam reports of phishing and identity theft email scams, with a scam alert service using an RSS news feed. Includes news, articles, FAQ, and contacts.

National Anti-Fraud Network

Membership organisation for organisations which have responsibility for managing public funds/assets.

National Benefit Fraud Hotline

Government site that provides hotline numbers to report benefit fraud to the Department for Work and Pensions.

National HUNTER

An anti-fraud data sharing system for use by the financial services industry established to prevent application fraud. Describes how it works, with details of membership.

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