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Report benefit fraud

We take benefit fraud very seriously and will take strong action against people who commit it. You can report any suspected cases of benefit fraud to the Department for Work and Pensions.

Benefit fraud can be committed by:

  • not reporting a change in your circumstances
  • being dishonest when you claim, by giving us false information about your income, not telling us about other people who live with you, or providing false documents.

Reporting benefit fraud

You can report social security benefit fraud or housing benefit fraud by:

To report fraud involving housing or tenancies, council tax support, council tax discounts or exemptions, business rates, Leicester City Council employee fraud, fraud within schools or social services provisions, please use My Account.