Richmondshire District Council

Fraud data

The council's fraud service is provided by Veritau Ltd who have provided the data below.

Information which must be published 2021-22
Number of occasions the council has used powers under the
Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act, or similar powers
8 occasions
Total number of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud 18 (16.8 FTE)
Total number of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists 17 (15.8 FTE)
Total amount spent by the council on the investigation and prosecution of fraud £27,900                         
Total number of fraud cases investigated 14


Information recommended for publication 2021-22
Total number of occasions on which fraud was identified                                                                                                             6 occasions                      
Total monetary value of the fraud that was detected £25,092.30                          
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