Complain to the official receiver about misconduct by someone who is bankrupt.

Report them to the Insolvency Service if they’re working illegally as a company director.

Report someone who’s broken the terms of their bankruptcy

Complain to the official receiver who’s handling the insolvency if you suspect someone of breaking the terms of their bankruptcy.

You can find the relevant official receiver by searching the Individual Insolvency Register and contacting the Insolvency Service office that’s dealing with the case.

You can also report someone you suspect of breaking the terms of their:

  • Bankruptcy Restrictions Order (BRO) or a Bankruptcy Restrictions Undertaking (BRU)
  • Debt Relief Order (DRO)
  • Debt Relief Restrictions Order (DRRO) or a Debt Relief Restrictions Undertaking (DRRU)

Report suspicious activity from before the bankruptcy

Complain to the official receiver who’s handling the insolvency if you suspect someone of misconduct before they were made bankrupt. This might include the person:

  • hiding assets
  • obtaining credit knowing they couldn’t repay it
  • favouring family over other creditors
  • not paying tax

Report a bankrupt person who’s acting as a company director

It’s illegal to work as a company director without permission from a court if you’re bankrupt or subject to bankruptcy-related orders or undertakings.

Use the online form or contact the Intelligence Hub to report someone who’s working illegally as a director of a limited company.

Intelligence Hub
Intelligence.Live@insolvency.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: 0300 678 0017
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You can also write to:

Intelligence Hub
Investigations and Enforcement Services
The Insolvency Service
3rd Floor Cannon House
18 Priory Queensway
Birmingham
B4 6FD