Organisations that combat fraud in charities
The following organisations, agencies and initiatives help combat fraud in charities

Regulators Commission for England and Wales
Registers and regulates charities in England and Wales, to ensure that the public can support charities with confidence of the Scottish Charity Regulator
The independent regulator and registrar for Scottish charities, supporting public confidence in charities and their work Commission Northern Ireland
The independent regulator of charities in Northern Ireland, ensuring charities meet their legal requirements and obligations Fundraising Regulator
The independent regulator of charitable fundraising, established in 2015 to strengthen the system of charity regulation and restore public trust in fundraising Commissioners Office
Upholds information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals Trading Standards
NTS Scams team provides advice and guidance to charities to ensure that both the charities and their donors are protected from fraud

Police and crime prevention Fraud
The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) sits alongside Action Fraud within the City of London Police which is the national policing lead for fraud. The NFIB takes all Action Fraud’s reports and uses millions of reports of fraud and cyber-crime to identify serial offenders, organised crime gangs and established or emerging crime types. The NFIB gets its data through three main channels: Reports from individuals and small businesses (coming either directly or via a police force) made to Action Fraud on the phone or online. Fraud data from industry and the public sector which includes banking, insurance, telecommunications and government departments. A variety of intelligence sources including, but not limited to, national and international police crime/intelligence systems. Signature
Operation Signature (West Sussex Police) is the force campaign to identify and support vulnerable victims of fraud within Sussex. Increasingly fraud is becoming more complex and deceptive, much of which is targeted at vulnerable and elderly people. Falcon
FALCON stands for ‘Fraud and Linked Crime Online’ and is the Metropolitan Police Service's response to fraud and crime online in London. A team of specialist detectives dedicated to protecting people and businesses in London from complex cyber-crime and fraud; efforts are focused on acquisitive crime, rather than cyber-bullying or harassment

Sector organisations and initiatives Advisory Panel
The Fraud Advisory Panel is an independent voice of the anti-fraud community. It champions anti-fraud best practice and works to improve fraud awareness, understanding and resilience. Safe Online
Get Safe Online is a public/private sector partnership supported by HM Government and leading organisations in banking, retail, internet security and other sectors. It provides factual and easy-to-understand information on online safety.
CIFAS (Credit Industry Fraud Avoidance Service) is a not-for-profit company working to protect businesses, charities, public bodies and individuals from financial crime. Charities Coalition
A national umbrella and capacity-building organisation with over 7,000 members UK-wide. It helps trustees, staff and volunteers of small charities access the skills, tools, and information they need. for Social Improvement
Builds and shares knowledge; elevates the voice of small charities with policy makers and the public; builds leadership in small charities and supports small charities to raise vital funds to meet the needs of their beneficiaries. Finance Group
CFG champions best practice in finance management in the charity and voluntary sector. It delivers guidance to its charity members and the sector at large on the best practice for countering fraud.
The Information Security Research Group at UCL works to understand how people become victims of cybercrime, and identify realistic measures they can take to protect themselves.

Government departments and agencies
As the Information Security arm of GCHQ, CESG protects the vital interests of the UK by providing advice on Information Assurance Architecture and cyber security to UK government, critical national infrastructure, the wider public sector and suppliers to UK government.
The Department for International Development's Counter Fraud Section works with its partners on reported allegations or suspicions of fraud, bribery and corruption. DfID sources information on fraud risks and exposures from other agencies, donors, the police, NGOs and charities and provides data to other bodies for national reporting.
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is responsible for administering the tax system, including the management and reduction of risks to tax revenue. HMRC’s compliance and enforcement work encompasses tax fraud (where the law has been broken) and tax avoidance (where rules of the tax system have been misused to gain a tax advantage but not illegally).