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At Cifas we have been fighting fraud and financial crime for three decades. As such, we are well placed to work with companies and organisations – in private, public and charity sectors – in helping them prevent and respond to the ongoing threat of fraud and financial crime.

If your business, charity or organisation is suffering a live cyber attack please call Action Fraud on 0300 123 2040 immediately. Specialist advisors are waiting to take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Read or download Action Fraud's guide for organisations What to do if you are suffering a live cyber attack.

Why join Cifas?

As a member of Cifas, your organisation will enjoy access to the UK’s largest cross-sector fraud sharing databases, better enabling your fight against fraud.


National Fraud Database

Organisations use the National Fraud Database to share data on thousands of confirmed fraud cases, preventing over £1 billion in fraud losses every year.


Internal Fraud Database

The Internal Fraud Database helps you detect, deter and prevent dishonest individuals and organised criminals with the intent to attack your organisation.


Relationships and Collaboration

Cifas collaborates with public, private and law enforcement partners to prevent, detect and disrupt fraud, money laundering and wider financial crime.


Protecting the Vulnerable

Our Protecting the Vulnerable service helps local authorities keep the safe the personal details of vulnerable clients who may be targeted by fraudsters.


Immigration Act 2016

New banking measures from the Immigration Act 2016 come into force on 30 October this year. Cifas provides access to Home Office information, enabling organisations to carry out the new requirements. 


Organised Fraud and Intelligence Group

OFIG meetings provide fraud and financial crime prevention professionals the opportunity to share and discuss the latest intelligence and information.


Report: Fraudscape 2018

Our fraud report Fraudscape finds a reduction in fraudulent conduct overall, but with the highest level of identity fraud ever recorded, and a 27% increase in young people acting as money mules.


Report: Wolves of the Internet

Where do fraudsters hunt for data online? Read our report in collaboration with Forensic Pathways looking at how criminals access personal data, with recommendations on how to stop them.


How the updated Principles of using Cifas’ National Fraud Database help its members

Cifas recently updated the Principles of use of its National Fraud Database. Nick White, Head Fraud Analyst at TruNarrative, takes a look at what this means for Cifas’ members.


Fraud and financial crime prevention training courses

Cifas has a range of courses tailor-made for helping you respond to the fraud and financial crime threats to your organisation, providing you with the latest fraud prevention techniques.


Cifas speakers at your event

With Cifas' three decades of experience in fraud prevention, and access to the largest fraud sharing databases in the country, our range of experts can share their knowledge and insight at your event.