‘Not enough’ being done to fight fraud

The police and crime commissioner for Avon and Somerset has said that “not enough” is being done to fight fraud, despite it being a bigger crime priority in recent years.

Mark Shelford told the Fraud Act 2006 and Digital Fraud Committee that it was an “uphill struggle” to tackle fraud, which now makes up 40 per cent of crimes.

Pete O’Doherty, the National Police Chiefs’ Council Coordinator for Cyber and Economic Crime, City of London Police, echoed his points.