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The Cabinet Office
The Cabinet Office’s Fraud, Error, Debt and Grants (FED) team is at the forefront of tackling fraud and error across government.
FED is a multidisciplinary team driving the counter fraud and error agenda in government through a range of policies and initiatives such as the creation of the Government Counter Fraud Profession (GCFP) for HMG. This groundbreaking initiative is to ensure that the government has the skills to identify, understand and reduce fraud and error loss.
CIPFA Counter Fraud Centre
The CIPFA Counter Fraud Centre was launched in 2014 and offers training and a range of products and services to help organisations detect, prevent and recover fraud losses.
It leads on the national counter fraud and anti-corruption strategy for local government, ‘Fighting Fraud and Corruption Locally’ and was named in the UK Government’s 2014 Anti-Corruption plan as having a key role to play in combatting corruption, both within the UK and abroad. It also conducts the annual CIPFA Fraud and Corruption Tracker (CFaCT), the national overview of all fraud, bribery and corruption activity throughout the UK public sector.
The National Crime Agency
The National Crime Agency are a 24/7 operational crime-fighting agency, employing around 4,800 officers with specialist capabilities to undertake and support operations, covering a broad range of complex areas, including:
– preventing serious, organised and complex crime
– strengthening our borders
– fighting fraud and cyber crime
– protecting children and young people from sexual abuse and exploitation
– responding to a broad range of complex and national threats and risks.
City of London Police
The City of London Police is responsible for policing the City’s business district, the ‘Square Mile’ in the historical centre of London. In addition, it holds national responsibility for Economic Crime and under this remit is host to Action Fraud (the national fraud and cybercrime reporting service), the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau, the Insurance Fraud Enforcement Department and the Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit. The City of London continues to be one of the safest urban areas in the country.