Benefit fraud is benefit theft and costs you, the tax
What should you do if you suspect a fraud?
You can raise your concerns or suspicions in
confidence about fraud, corruption or other irregularities which
are costing the Council and the taxpayer money.
- Report your concerns online
- Call the confidential fraud hotline: 01442
All communications will be treated in the
strictest confidence. All reasonable steps will be taken to protect
your identity, if you so wish.
You can write to us, marking the
envelope private and confidential at:
Corporate Anti-Fraud Manager
Dacorum Borough Council
Telephone: 01442 228685
Fax: 01442 228522
Fraud hotline: 01442 228685
Online form: Report a fraud online
What is fraud?
Fraud includes, but is not limited to:
- Housing Benefit or Council Tax Benefit Fraud
- Renovation Grant Fraud
- Housing Tenancy Fraud
- Fraud or Corruption by Employees
If you suspect someone is committing a fraud or
other illegal act against the Council it is important that you let
us know about it. Our Fraud Hotline is a confidential way for
you to pass your suspicions to us. To help us investigate your
concerns, please tell us as much factual information as you
To see how we investigate a report please click
on the following link
How we investigate your reports