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Credit Cards: Fraud

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether credit card fraud reported to banks is included in the (a) British Crime Survey and (b) reported crime figures. (252118)

The annual Home Office statistical bulletin, Crime in England and Wales, reports on the scale of credit card fraud from a variety of sources including questions in the British Crime Survey, categories of police recorded crime offences and counts from APACS, the UK Payments Association.