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Cybercrime and Fraud

Question for Home Office

UIN 122604, tabled on 10 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what recent assessment her Department has made of the impact of crimes of fraud and computer misuse on UK businesses and consumers.

Answered on

28 February 2022

Reports of fraud and computer misuse offences are made to Action Fraud and are recorded as criminal offences by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB). The Home Office collects data on these reports. This data is published by the Office for National Statistics on a quarterly basis.

The latest breakdown of fraud and computer misuse offences is available from June 2015 to June 2021 in table A5 below:

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/crimeandjustice/datasets/crimeinenglandandwalesappendixtables

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