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Fraud

Home Office written question – answered on 16th October 2018.

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

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what data the Government collects on the (a) number and (b) nature of unsolved crimes of fraud that have been reported to the National Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centre.

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

The Home Office collects data from the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, based at the City of London Police, on the number of recorded fraud offences reported to the National Fraud and Cyber Crime Reporting Centre and on how these crimes have been resolved.

The most recently published data showing volumes of fraud recorded and type of resolutions are for the year ending March 2018 which are available here: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/740625/prc-fraud-open-data-march2018-tables.ods

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