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 2020-21
Number of occasions the council has used powers under the
Prevention of Social Housing Fraud Act, or similar powers
10 occasions
Total number of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud 16 (14.7 FTE)
Total number of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists 16 (14.7 FTE)
Total amount spent by the council on the investigation and prosecution of fraud £23,940                         
Total number of fraud cases investigated 24


Information recommended for publication 2020-21
Total number of occasions on which fraud was identified                                                                                                             8 occasions                      
Total monetary value of the fraud that was detected £32,428.12                          
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