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Fraud cases rise by a fifth in one year, says ONS

Incidents of fraud rose by a fifth in the year ending March 2019 according to data from the Office for National Statistics, with an estimated 3.8 million cases in this period.

Fraud cases rise by a fifth in one year, says ONS

Date - 19th March 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
Only 15 per cent of cases were reported to Action Fraud or the police, with victims commonly choosing to report the incident to the financial authorities instead. Others did not report it all because they either felt it was private or too trivial,...
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