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Benefit Fraud

If you know or suspect that somebody is claiming benefit dishonestly, please tell us what you know using our online form.

The more information you give us the more likely we are able to determine if a fraud has been committed.

Housing Benefit Fraud

Housing Benefit Fraud is dealt with by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

You can report suspected Housing Benefit fraud to the DWP online.

Other Fraud

All other types of Fraud, including Council Tax Support and Council Tax discounts and exemptions should be reported directly to us using the form below.

  1. Please note: All details are treated in the strictest confidence. This form is completely anonymous and submitting it to us will not reveal your email address.
  2. Data Protection Clause
    1. For the purposes of current data protection laws the information you supply the Council as part of your application will be used for the purposes of dealing with your request and retained as per our published corporate data protection privacy policy which can be found on the East Herts District Council Data Protection page (this link opens in a new window).

      From time to time this information may be shared with other Council departments and / or outside partners to process your request as effectively as possible. Please confirm you have read the above privacy notice
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