Benefit fraud

It is estimated that £2 billion is lost through benefit fraud every year. If you think someone is getting benefits that they are not entitled to then please report it.

Report a fraud to us

If you would like to report any of the following: 

  • Housing Benefit
  • Income Support
  • ESA
  • Disability Benefits

then please click on the green button which will take you through to the website.

Report council tax support fraud

However, if you would like to report council tax support benefit fraud then please complete the form below:

Report council tax support fraud

Please enter the details of the claimant who you suspect is committing council tax support fraud.

Or use the address finder by entering the postcode.

Undeclared Working

Please give as much detail as you can in answering the questions below which are all about the claimant or their partner's employment:

Undeclared Partner

Please give us as much information as you can about the partner that the claimant has not told us about.

Non Residency

Undeclared Income/Capital

Undeclared Lodgers or Non-Dependants

Other fraud

Your details:

If you wish, this form can be sent anonymously.

However, if you don't mind us contacting you if we require further help with our investigations, please enter your details below.

Please note: we cannot tell you anything about the investigation.

If you would like to speak to an officer, please telephone 01733 452250 or e-mail:

You can call our fraud hotline on 01733 452250 between 8.30am and 5pm Monday to Friday. If you ring outside these hours then we have a 24 hour answer machine. This service is confidential and you do not have to leave your name.

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