Fraud, tricks and scams

Guidance on what to do if you get an email, telephone call or letter from someone pretending to be the Home Office.



Use these documents to find out about:

  • the tricks we know about and how you can protect yourself
  • how we share data with financial services organisations to help prevent fraud
Published 14 February 2014
Last updated 10 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated information on electronic vouchers.

  2. Updated information.

  3. Updated guidance on fraud tricks and scams.

  4. First published.