The shocking truth about police response to fraud
|Title||Organised crime is going univestigated as police ‘hide’ behind derided Action Fraud, academic claims|
|Degree of recognition||International|
|Media name/outlet||The i|
|Description||Organised crime is going uninvestigated by police who are “hiding behind the veil” of the Action Fraud national crime reporting agency, claims a new academic paper.|
The police arm responsible for recording scams and fraud, Action Fraud has become “commonly derided” but is useful for concealing an “inadequate” police response, argues Mark Button, of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at the University of Portsmouth.