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I am a victim of cyber crime or fraud

Action Fraud

DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service), Malware, Ransomware, Hacking and Cyber Crime & Fraud need to be reported to Action Fraud who deal with these incidents on a national basis.

Action Fraud are the National reporting centre for all fraud and cyber crimes. They collate the crime data, look for trends and identify intelligence before allocating to a police force to investigate (you do NOT need to report to police as well)


Cyber Bullying & Online Harassment, Online Blackmail and Extortion (Sextortion), Sharing of Explicit/Indecent images online and Image based sexual abuse need to be reported to the police on 101. In the case of Fraud, where the crime is in action and the suspect is known, in this circumstance call the police.

If you have an emergency or the crime is happening now and you know the suspect is local then call 999.