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How to report fraud

Think you’ve been a victim?

Get in touch with us right away if you think you’ve seen suspicious activity on your account. Here you’ll find the numbers you need, the next steps to take and what we’ll do to help. 

What is fraud?

There’s no way to put it nicely – it’s a criminal act to deceive you and take your cash. Fraudsters will use any trick they can, whether it’s by phone calls, letters, emails, texts or social media.

If you think you’ve been targeted and have lost money on your account or card, call us straightaway on the numbers below. You can also check our frequently asked questions for further information.

Find the number you need to get in touch

There are different numbers to call, depending on the type of fraud you’re concerned about and where you are:

Calling from the UK?

  • Debit card fraud 0800 3891 652
  • Barclaycard fraud 0800 151 0900
  • Pingit account fraud 0333 200 1012
  • Any other type of fraud 0800 3891 652

Calling from overseas

  • Debit card fraud +44 160 452 9410
  • Barclaycard +44 1452 828 309
  • Pingit account fraud +44 333 200 1012
  • Any other type of fraud +44 160 452 9410

The next steps…

1. Once you've reported fraud

we’ll give you a case reference number. Make a note of this and keep it safe – it’s confirmation that we’ve logged your case.

2. We'll investigate and contact you

within 7 days to give you an update. If we do this by letter, it could take an extra 3 to 4 working days.

3. We might send you a disclaimer form

for you to fill in details of what happened - as part of your case. When you get this, fill it in and send it back to us within 10 working days.

4. If we don't receive your form in time

within 10 days, we’ll close your claim – any temporary refund we’ve already given you will be taken back out of your account.

FAQs when reporting fraud

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