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noun[treated as singular or plural] British
A division of a police force appointed to investigate fraud.
- West Yorkshire Police fraud squad was called in over horrendous losses in the retail division.
- The head of Strathclyde Police's fraud squad said the force's financial investigation unit had also seen a substantial increase in calls.
- A spokesman for Greater Manchester Police said fraud squad detectives were continuing with a criminal investigation into alleged abuse at the depot. search news
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