• fraud prevention for the travel industry

    fraud prevention for the travel industry

  • working with PROFiT

    working with PROFiT

  • Effective Strategies

    Effective Strategies

  • join our community

    join our community

Prevention of Fraud in Travel


Prevention of Fraud in Travel (PROFiT) officially launched in 2009 with the sole purpose of preventing fraud in the travel industry. Whether you are a company or a consumer Prevention of Fraud in Travel is here to help you.


Payment Fraud in the Travel Industry – 2014 case study


The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) has team up with Prevention of Fraud in Travel (PROFiT) and Fraud Intelligence Network (FIN) to carry a case study looking at payment fraud within the travel industry. The case study will analyse how payment fraud affects the UK Travel Industry highlighting common threats and establishing best practice to prevent payment fraud.

For more information about the 2014 case study.


Avoiding Payment Fraud within the UK Travel Industry


A case study to help eliminate credit card charge-backs by the Fraud Intelligence Network and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau. This case study is based on over 50,000 booking records from 52 leading travel companies within the UK. The participants included accommodation providers, airlines, financial institutions, hotels, holiday lettings, online travel agencies, retail travel agencies, and tour operators.

The study was carried out during November and December 2012 by Fraud Intelligence Network using the FIN counter fraud Intelligence Tool to analyse the data.

Case Study Results

Card Transactions – Briefing Note

About FIN


Working with Prevention of Fraud in Travel


If you would like to work with Prevention of Fraud in Travel to help prevent fraud in the travel industry we offer a membership scheme which offers a selection of services including the right to attend PROFiT meetings, access to a fraud prevention community and the right to use the PROFiT mark. Whether your organisation is affected by charge-backs, credit card fraud and internal fraud or is just looking for more information about fraud prevention we can help.

For all enquiries please email contactus@profit.uk.com.

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Join the fraud Prevention Community


A key component of the service provided by PROFiT is to put like minded individuals in contact with each other. The online community will enable you to speak to other fraud prevention professionals both within your industry and in other industries in a secure friendly environment. If you have a question you want answering of wish to raise a particular issue the community will provide you with the perfect environment to do this.

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