Economic Crime Directorate
The Economic Crime Directorate is a department of the City of London Police.
The City of London Police Economic Crime Directorate is recognised as the national policing lead for fraud and is dedicated to preventing and investigating fraud at all levels. 
It has been involved with the seizures of domain names accused of copyright and trademark infringement, now devolved to two units within it, Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) and the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB).
Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit
National Fraud Intelligence Bureau
The NFIB is allowed by Nominet to make domain suspension requests. They make a significant number of requests, curren tly over 2,000 a year, according to Nominet’s annual report statistics. This makes them the second largest source of domain suspensions after PIPCU.
- City of London Police website
- City of London Police - Economic Crime Directorate
- City of London Police Wikipedia