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Action Fraud

0300 123 2040

Click here to visit Action Fraud’s website.

Action Fraud is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and internet crime.  You should report an incident if you have been scammed, defrauded or experienced a cyber crime.

If you would like to report a crime, click here.

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Anti-Phishing Working Group


Click here to visit the Anti-Phishing Working Group’s website.

The APWG is the worldwide coalition unifying the global response to cybercrime across industry, government and law-enforcement sectors. The APWG collects, analyzes, and exchanges lists of verified credential collection sites, like those used in phishing.

If you wish to report a phishing email or scam, click here.

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Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT)

For general enquiries:

+44 (0)20 8891 1217


Click here to visit FACT’s website.

The Federation Against Copyright Theft is the UK’s leading trade organisation established to protect and represent the interests of its members’ Intellectual Property (IP).

FACT works closely with statutory law enforcement agencies to combat all forms of piracy and members include global and UK film distributors, TV broadcasters and sport rights owners.

If you wish to report a crime to FACT, click here.

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Financial Fraud Action UK

Click here to visit the Financial Fraud Action UK’s website.

Financial Fraud Action UK works in partnership with The UK Cards Association on industry initiatives to prevent fraud on credit and debit cards, with the Fraud Control Steering Group on non-cards fraud matters and the Cheque and Credit Clearing Company on credit clearing and cheque fraud.

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Get Safe Online

Click here to visit Get Safe Online’s website.

Get Safe Online provide practical advice on how to protect yourself, your computers and mobiles device and your business against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other problems encountered online.

Every conceivable topic is included on the site – including safe online shopping, gaming and dating … so now you really can stay safe with everything you do online.

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Information Commissioner’s Office

Local rate:

0303 123 1113

National rate:

01625 545 745

Click here to visit the Information Commissioner’s Office  website.

The Information Commissioner’s Office is the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

The ICO enforces and oversees the following legislation:

  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • Freedom of Information Act 2000
  • Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
  • Environmental Information Regulations 2004
  • INSPIRE Regulations 2009

To report a concern, click here.

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Intellectual Property Office

0300 300 2000

Outside the UK: +44 (0)1633 814000

Opening Hours:
Monday – Friday
9am – 5pm


Click here to visit the Intellectual Property Office’s website.

We are the official government body responsible for Intellectual Property (IP) rights in the United Kingdom. These rights include:

  • Patents
  • Designs
  • Trade marks
  • Copyright

To view the IPO’s online services, click here.

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National Crime Agency

0370 496 7622

General enquiries: communication@nca.x.gsi.gov.uk

Click here to visit the National Crime Agency’s website.

The NCA tackle serious and organised crime, strengthen our borders, fight fraud and cyber crime, and protect children and young people from sexual abuse and exploitation.

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Victim Support

0845 30 30 900

Lines open:
Weekdays 8am – 8pm
Weekends 9am – 7pm
Bank holidays 9am – 5pm


Click here to visit Victim Support’s website.

Victim Support is the independent charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales. Services are free and available to everyone, whether or not the crime has been reported and regardless of when it happened.

To find your local office, click here.