Bank Services: Fraud

Home Office written question – answered on 2nd March 2018.

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Photo of Nick Thomas-Symonds Nick Thomas-Symonds Shadow Solicitor General, Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Security)

To ask Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he intends to bring forward legislative proposals to reduce the success of telephone banking scams.

Photo of Ben Wallace Ben Wallace Minister of State (Home Office) (Security)

The activities underpinning telephone banking scams, such as impersonating a bank, are captured under the Fraud Act 2006. The Joint Fraud Taskforce which brings together Government, banks and law enforcement will continue to develop a collective response to fraud.

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