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Fraud squads news


Gang sentenced for £76,000 false certificate fraud

Wonga data breach- how to protect yourself

March 2017 

Accountant sentenced to eight years for multi-million pound fraud    

Fraudster sentenced to five years for stealing £1.8m from employer  

February 2017

Suspected cyber crime gang member met by officers at Heathrow Airport and charged with Conspiracy to Defraud    

January 2017

Two City Traders found guilty in complex £141 million fraud

December 2016

October 2016

New figures reveal that men aged 65 are the most likely victims of investment fraud

City accounts manager jailed for £1.1m fraud he used to woo colleague

September 2016

Former Deputy Director of Security Industry Authority sentenced over £37k fraud

August 2016

Couple sentenced to nine years in multi million pound fraud  

July 2016

£297,000 seized as part of Investment fraud investigation​

June 2016 

Convicted fraudster ordered to pay back his criminal profits

U.S. fraudsters who targeted U.K. investors with gold scam jailed for 25 years

May 2016  

City of London Police seize $22 million from suspected Russian crime gang


April 2016

Deported fraudster jailed for ten years

Birmingham travel agents targeted in Hajj fraud prevention drive

Business partners jailed for producing brochures used to con investors  

March 2016

Three jailed for servicing Cyprus-based boiler room that made millions

City of London Police charge five in charity investigation  

Major money laundering operation sees £5 million seized from organised crime gangs

Ghanaian gang arrested in suspected credit card fraud

Europe-wide action targets money mule schemes  

February 2016

Couple who made useless ‘substance detectors’ that were sold around the world ordered to payback £250k

City PA jailed for company credit card fraud after £264k spree

Crime gang jailed for more than 18 years for internet auction scam

Suspected boiler room mastermind in airport arrest by detectives

City of London Police appeal for suspected £50 million Ponzi scheme victims to come forward

Jail for money mules who funnelled off the proceeds of multi-million pound fraud against Wonga

Jailed former finance director ordered to pay back £1.67 million  

January 2016

Second crime gang member jailed for £1.6m malware attack on UK cash machines

Three men arrested in connection with £3 million investment scam

December 2015

Second crime gang member pleads guilty of £1. 3 m malware attack on UK cash machines