We investigate and prosecute cases of fraud.
It is important that fraud is reported.
You can tell us if you suspect someone of fraud or other economic crime.
The table below shows our totals of employees, costs, investigations and powers used to tackle fraud.
|Times we've used powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to Require Information) (England) Regulations 2014 or similar powers||64||74||98|
|Employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud||17||18||20|
|Full-time equivalent employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud||17||18||20|
|Professionally accredited counter fraud specialists||14||14||20|
|Full-time equivalent professionally accredited counter fraud specialists||14||14||20|
|Amount spent on the investigation and prosecution of fraud||£898,502||£992,813*||£1,043,811|
|Fraud cases investigated||443||458**||688|
* Amount spent on the investigation and prosecution of fraud for 2018/19 shows salary and expenditure combined.
** The number of fraud cases investigated for 2018/19 includes all cases from all clients.