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Benefit fraud

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Benefit fraud costs the average tax-payer £70 a year. Nationally, this is in excess of £1.5 billion. You wouldn't want anyone to steal from you: well, benefit fraud is theft!

Please help stop the benefit cheats and to make sure that benefits go to those who are genuinely entitled to them.

If you know or suspect someone of obtaining Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction fraudulently, please report it:

By telephone

Contact the National Benefit Fraud Hotline on 0800 854 440. Your call is free and confidential you do not have to give your name or address. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8.00am to 6.00pm.

If you have speech or hearing problems you can use a text phone service on 0800 328 0512 or Welsh speakers can call or 0800 678 3722.

Online

www.gov.uk/report-benefit-fraud

By post

NBFH, PO Box 224, Preston PR1 1GP

Contact Details

Ipswich Borough Council,
Housing Services,
3E Grafton House, 
15-17 Russell Road,
Ipswich, 
IP1 2DE

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01473 433370