We are committed to tackling fraud and corruption and to ensuring that public funds are protected.

This work is supported by a number of policies:

Anti Fraud and Corruption Policy (PDF Document, 0.56 Mb)

Confidential reporting (whistleblowing) policy (PDF Document, 0.38 Mb)

Anti Money Laundering Policy 2021 (PDF Document, 0.53 Mb)

Reporting Suspected Fraud

Benefit Fraud

Benefit fraud is now investigated by the Single Fraud Investigation Service [SFIS] based at the Department for Work & Pensions [DWP].

You can report suspected Benefit Fraud in 3 ways:

Online Benefit Fraud Reporting Form

By Phone: 0800 854 440

By Post: NBFH, PO Box 224, Preston, PR1 1GP

Any other types of fraud

Types of suspected fraud that you may want to report directly to the Council include:

  • Housing Tenancy Fraud
  • Right To Buy Fraud
  • Employee Fraud
  • Supplier Fraud
  • Insurance Claims Fraud
  • Expenses Fraud

Email internal.audit@nwleicestershire.gov.uk or call 01530 454 728 if you wish to report any concerns.

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Last updated: Thu 2 September, 2021 @ 16:00