The top types of scams happening in London has been revealed.

A study conducted by consumer group Which? has revealed what types of scams hit which part of the UK the hardest.

From catfishing to Nigerian princes, the map highlights the likelihood of falling victim to different types of fraud.

It seems the people in London have it worse than everyone else with areas such as rental scams and fake tickets ranking the worst (rate per 10,000 people) in all of the UK.

Narrowing it down, here are the top five reported scams (total reports) that the Met police have had to deal with from 2014-2016.

1. Online shopping and auction fraud

With a whopping 18,588 total reports, this particular type of fraud almost double the next most on this list.

2. Cheque, plastic card and online bank fraud

Speaking of which, we now have the money itself being scammed.

With 10,312 reported incidents, this scam gets reported more than 33 per cent more often in London than that of the national average.

3. Fees for fake services

Ever paid for someone to come fix your room then found out they weren’t exactly on the level? Well you’re one of the 9404 people who fell for this in some form or another.

Compared to the rest of scams on the list, London’s rate compared to the national average is relatively the same, with London receiving slightly more than 1 extra report per 10,000 people.

4. Fake or stolen products fraud

You can’t say the same for the national average and London’s average being similar here though.

With 7406 cases of fake or stolen products, London had 8.55 reported cases per 10,000 over the two-year span. Compare this to the national average of 5.68 and it would seem London is a hot spot for this type of crime.

5. Computer fixing fraud

It would seem that Londoners know how to spot a fake IT guy, or at least more than the rest of the country as for the first (and only) time in the top ten list, London recorded a lower than national average for a type of fraud.

While there were still 7145 reported cases the number of reported cases was just 8.25 per 10,000 compared to the national average of 10.42.