We encourage anyone concerned about possible fraud or corruption concerning the council, its partners or wholly-owned companies, to report it.
If you suspect a fraud is being committed, you can report it by calling 01636 655336
Counter fraud strategies and policies
You can find out in detail how we aim to tackle fraud and corruption by reading our Anti Fraud and Corruption Strategy (PDF File, 367kb).
We have a separate Housing Benefit Anti-Fraud Strategy (PDF File, 224kb) and a Housing Benefit Prosecution Policy (PDF File, 170kb) explaining how we deal with cases of Housing Benefit fraud.
Our Whistle Blowing Policy (PDF File, 116kb) explains how we aim to maintain a working environment where people are able to raise concerns where they think there is misconduct or malpractice.
Our Anti-Money Laundering Policy Guidance August 2015 (PDF File, 214kb) explains how we prevent the Council from being exposed to money laundering.
Your identity and personal information are valuable. Criminals can find out your personal details and use them to open bank accounts and get credit cards, loans, state benefits and documents such as passports and driving licenses in your name. You can find more information on how to protect your identity on the Action Fraud website.