Fraud loss value in the United Kingdom (UK) 2020, by type

Value of cheque fraud losses in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2020, by fraud type

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Use Ask Statista Research Service

Release date

March 2021


United Kingdom

Survey time period


Supplementary notes

The source adds additional information: "There are three types of cheque fraud: counterfeit, forged and fraudulently altered checks. Counterfeit cheques are printed on non-bank paper to look exactly like genuine checks. Forged cheques are genuine cheques that have been stolen from an innocent customer and used with a forged signature. A fraudulently altered cheque is a genuine cheque that has been made out by the genuine customer but a fraudster has altered it before payment i.e. by changing the name of beneficiary or the amount."
Data for earlier months are published also by the source here.

Citation formats
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $2,388 USD / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Starter Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$199 USD / Month *
Professional Account
Full access

Business Solutions including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Other statistics that may interest you Check payments in the United Kingdom

European context & UK check transactions


United Kingdom: check use by businesses


United Kingdom: check use for private customers


Check-related financial fraud


Further related statistics

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $2,388 USD / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.