4. Report it - Fraud
All fraud should be reported to Action Fraud - the national agency which deals specifically with fraud issues.
Action Fraud can be contacted via their online fraud reporting tool or by calling them on 0300 123 2040.
If you or the person you are reporting on behalf of is at risk of ongoing frauds contact 101 for further advice.
The information you provide will be referred to the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, to be used in intelligence and investigation packages, and which may be forwarded to local police forces.
Please note: If debit or credit cards, online banking or cheques are involved, your first step should be to contact your bank or credit card company.
For more information, view our webpage on fraud here.