Know how to protect yourself and your family against fraud.
In 2013, fraud in the United Kingdom amounted to £600m, according to Financial Fraud Action UK. This criminal activity included a range of methods such as identity theft, computer malware, online shopping fraud, ATM fraud and cheque fraud.
To fight fraud, it’s important to understand what the main types of fraud involve and the practical steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of becoming a victim. The interactive info-graphic below, kindly provided by RBS, does just that. It describes 11 common types of fraud and provides tips on how you can protect yourself. Drag the slide all the way to the right to launch it.