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Benefit fraud

Last updated on: 16-Oct-2020

2. Types of benefit fraud

Benefit fraud can be committed because:

  • You've failed to tell us you're working
  • You've failed to declare other benefits or occupational pensions
  • You're claiming benefit for addresses you don't live at
  • You're claiming benefit for houses you own
  • You've failed to tell us you own other properties or land
  • You've failed to tell us of savings and bank accounts you have
  • You've failed to tell us about partners or other people living in your home
  • You're claiming benefits when living abroad


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