Written Questions are submitted by MPs or Lords to receive information from a Department.
|2 Mar 2018, 3:02 p.m.||Bank Services: Fraud||Nick Thomas-Symonds|
To ask Secretary of State for the Home Department, whether he intends to bring forward legislative proposals to reduce the success of telephone banking scams.
Answer (Mr Ben Wallace)
The activities underpinning telephone banking scams, such as impersonating a bank, are captured under the Fraud Act 2006. The Joint Fraud Taskforce which brings together Government, banks and law enforcement will continue to develop a collective response to fraud.