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Fraud Referral Form

Please provide us with as much detail as possible, so we can investigate the allegations fully.

Please be assured that your referral will remain anonymous as the law allows, and any information you give us will remain confidential.

We may need to contact you for further information. If you’re happy for us to contact you, please complete the ‘Your details’ section of this form.

If you think someone is committing only benefit fraud, report it online to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) National Benefit Fraud Helpline:

•Helpline:  0800 854 4400 (textphone 0800 320 0512)

•Website:  www.gov.uk/report-benefit-fraud

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

Details of the person suspected of committing fraud

Details of the alleged fraud

Your Details


When we receive a referral we will look at the information and decide whether or not to investigate further.In some instances it will be necessary to work with other authorities and agencies or pass the information on to them to investigate.Not all referrals result in an investigation, for example where there is insufficient evidence or because there is no offence to investigate.Please note, that due to Data Protection, we are not able to give any information about the progress of our enquiries.