Organisations use the National Fraud Database to share data on thousands of confirmed fraud cases, preventing over £1 billion in fraud losses every year.
Nearly one in every two crimes committed in the UK today is a fraud or cybercrime, and every sector is at risk from fraudsters – from charities to banks to phone companies, criminals will target any organisation where they can find a weakness.
To fight fraud, organisations need to think like fraudsters. Just as criminals move easily between sectors to commit crimes, organisations must share their data and intelligence just as easily in order to stop them.
The National Fraud Database is simple and effective: hundreds of organisations from across the public and private sectors share data and intelligence with each other in real time and online, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Over 300,000 confirmed fraud cases are currently being added every year. The principle of cross-sector collaboration through reciprocal data-sharing is what makes Cifas unique. It is why we are the UK’s most successful fraud prevention network and a trusted partner of the UK Government.
Joining the National Fraud Database has a wide range of benefits. Your organisation will: