In the year ending September 2013, 201,035 fraud offences were recorded by the police or Action Fraud in England and Wales. Since
The Home Office does not hold information centrally on the number of fraud investigations in each police force area.
According to Ministry of Justice figures, in 2012 15,862 defendants were proceeded against for fraud offences at magistrates courts in England and Wales and 12,380 were found guilty.
Crime and justice statistics for Scotland and Northern Ireland are a matter for the relevant devolved Administration.