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Report suspected fraud

Allegations of fraud or corruption will be treated seriously and investigated as a matter of urgency. All information is treated in the strictest confidence.

Report all suspected frauds to Internal Audit: 

Types of fraud that may be committed against the Council: 

  • business rates 
  • council tax 
  • disabled Parking or Blue Badge 
  • grants 
  • offences committed by employees or councillors 
  • procurement, suppliers and contractors 
  • school admissions 
  • social care 

Visit the Benefit Fraud page for information on Housing Benefit fraud.

Find out more about fraud: 

Banking fraud 

Visit the NAFN Data and Intelligence Services website for more information on banking fraud.


  • always be extremely wary should anyone ask you to make changes to any of your banking arrangements. 
  • alert NAFN so it can make all members aware. 
  • if you have been a victim of fraud or cyber crime, report it to Action Fraud UK.