Report benefit fraud

How to report benefit fraud

If you suspect that someone is cheating the benefit system or fraudulently claiming help for their rent and council tax bill, you can help to combat fraud by contacting the National Benefit Fraud Team.

Report online:

Report benefit fraud (GOV.UK)

Phone: National Benefit Fraud hotline 0800 854 440 (this line is open Monday to Friday from 8am - 6pm)

Textphone: 0800 328 0512

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

Report fraud relating to council tax support or single person discount:

Phone: 01455 238141

Complete our contact form

By letter or in person: Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council, Hinckley Hub, Rugby Road, Hinckley, Leics, LE10 0FR

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