Report benefit fraud
Benefit fraud is committed by claiming benefits you are not entitled to. For example by
- Not reporting a change in circumstance
- Proving false information
Report housing benefit fraud
The Department for Works and Pension are responsible for investigating Housing Benefit related fraud.
- 0800 854 440
- National Benefit Fraud Hotline
Mail Handling Site A
Report council tax related fraud
If you suspect someone of committing council tax fraud please report it
- 01992 564444
Please mark all correspondence private and confidential
- Corporate Fraud
Epping Forest District Council
What happens next?
Once suspected fraud is reported, the team will use the information given as part of an investigation.
Investigations may take some time and action taken may not always be obvious to a third party.
We are unable to give updates on the progress of an investigation to the person who reported it.