Benefit Fraud

You can report suspected Housing Benefit fraud in three ways:

By telephone: Contact the National Benefit Fraud Hotline on 0800 854 440.  Your call is free and confidential so you do not have to give your name and address.  Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm.

If you have speech or hearing problems you can use a text phone service on 0800 328 0512.

Online: Report benefit fraud.

By Post:

National Benefit Fraud Hotline
Mail Handling Site A
WV98 2BP

Council Tax Fraud

Council Tax fraud can still be reported to the Council.  You can contact us anonymously by ringing our fraud hotline on 01782 742299.

Last updated 1 April 2020

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