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Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 18th October 2018.

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Photo of Steve McCabe Steve McCabe Labour, Birmingham, Selly Oak

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what discussions his Department has had with the Home Office on measures to tackle vishing.

Photo of Margot James Margot James The Minister of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport

The Government takes all types of fraud extremely seriously, including vishing. The Home Office holds responsibility for the Joint Fraud Taskforce and Action Fraud is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime where fraud should be reported. Action Fraud has produced guidance on its website to help individuals and organisations prevent fraud.

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