Contact Details: Benefit Fraud
Report Fraud Now -
The Council is committed to reducing your money lost through fraud - money that should be used to improve your community.
Fraud is not a victimless crime and it affects all of us.
We want you to take an active role by informing us of any person or organisation that you consider to be committing fraud. The Council have a team of professional investigators who prevent, detect and deter fraud. Much of the team's work is a direct response to the information provided by the public.
Together we can Stamp it out
Some examples of the types of fraud we investigate are:
Council Tax fraud
Including council tax support, single person’s discounts, student exemptions, council tax evasion.
Including right to buy fraud, subletting, none residency, providing false or misleading information to obtain social housing/temporary accommodation.
Blue Badge fraud
Including using a badge that does not belong to them or the badge holder not being present, the altering of a badge.
Employee/ Councillor and Contract fraud
Employee/Councillor and contract fraud can include activities where someone may have abused their position or participated in something unlawful.
Taxi Licensing, fly Tipping, Business rates evasion, Procurement, Grants.
Your information will be treated in the strictest confidence and can be given anonymously.
You can either click on the online form or call our dedicated fraud hotline on 0800 458 9200.
If the fraud was committed against you, you can contact your local police or Action Fraud.
For information relating to data matching please see data matching including fair processing notice
0800 458 9200
Three Rivers House