Reporting scam emails to Met Police
peter at pmsommer.com
Sun Dec 4 16:33:14 GMT 2011
On 04/12/2011 14:15, Peter Tomlinson wrote:
> Is the mere act of sending a phishing or other scam email a criminal
> offence? If so, we ought to be able to report it through actionfraud,
> but it appears that they don't want that.
Fraud Act, 2006, s 2: "fraud by false representation"
Part of the problem at the moment that PCeCU, SOCA e-crime and the City
of London Police all claim jurisdiction over these offences - it is this
confusion that the new government strategy is supposed to overcome.
However all that is being said is that there will be a consolidation,
not how it will be achieved.
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