Benefit fraud is not a victimless crime. Report it now!
Benefit Fraud is not a victimless crime
It is an offence to make false declarations in support of a housing benefit/council tax support claim or to fail to inform the council promptly of a change that may affect the amount a person is entitled to.
- Don't do it and don't let anyone else do it!
Help us tackle fraud
Lancaster City Council is committed to tackling benefit fraud, and it has a dedicated team of officers whose job it is to investigate and prosecute offenders.
Do you know someone who is doing it? Please report it NOW:
Please be prepared to provide as much information as possible.
You will not need to give your name and the information you supply will be treated in the utmost confidence.
National Benefit Fraud Website
To report a suspected benefit fraud you can also visit the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Targeting Fraud Web site.