Under one third of pension fraud investigated by police amid UK scam crackdown

Mark Battersby
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Following the announcement that the government has launched a fresh plan to tackle fraud, new figures obtained by Quilter show that just 29% of pension fraud reports are sent for police investigation on average. The figures from a freedom of information request demonstrate that over the last eight years less than a third (1,173) of the nearly 4,006 pension fraud reports submitted to Action Fraud were disseminated to local police forces for investigation by the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB), which sits alongside Action Fraud. The government's new fraud strategy includes int...

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