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Research on sentencing online fraud offences

This report outlines the findings from research conducted by NatCen Social Research focussing on fraud committed wholly or partly online, for the Sentencing Council for England and Wales. The purpose of the research was to explore three key issues: the ways that online fraud is being committed; the impact of online fraud offences on victims; and attitudes to concepts relating to sentencing online fraud offences, such as the culpability of the offender and the seriousness or harm of different types of offences.

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