Benefits

Benefit Fraud

Most Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction is awarded to people who really need it, but some is obtained by fraud and you are paying for this through the tax that you pay.

What types of fraud are there?

Typical examples of benefit fraud are:

How can I report suspected benefit fraud?

If you know or suspect that a fraud has taken place, help us to stop it. If you have any information, you can call the benefit Fraud Hotline in complete confidence - you do not have to leave your name and the call is FREE.
 
Benefit Fraud Hotline: 01904 552935

You can also report the fraud using our online fraud report

Alternatively you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Please give as many details as you can.

 
For more information regarding the above telephone 01748 829100 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.