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Report Benefit Fraud Uk Number. Call the national benefit fraud helpline on 0800 854 440 or alternatively report fraud via the gov.uk website (external link). A trained member of staff will take any information you can provide regarding people committing benefit fraud.
If you want to report tenancy fraud in a council or housing association property please complete our online report form It's quickest to report a scam to action fraud online, but you can also report the scam by phone. Claiming benefits that you are not entitled to is illegal.
When your circumstances change you should tell us straightaway, for example, if you move house or start work.
The type of benefit theft you think they are committing and why you suspect them. They'll also give you a crime reference number, which can be helpful if you need to tell your bank you've been scammed. Claiming benefits that you are not entitled to is illegal. The fraud and error service will only take action if they find the person has been committing benefit fraud.