Guidance

Fraud investigations: staff guide

This guide is used by DWP staff who investigate allegations of benefit fraud.

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Fraud guide: staff guide

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Details

This guide is used by DWP staff who investigate allegations of benefit fraud.

We have replaced some information in the guide with a series of letters X – as we would if it was published in response to a freedom of information request. This is because there are some exemptions to the right of access to information.

Why we publish this guide

We publish this guide to help people understand how we make decisions.

Information about benefit fraud

See www.gov.uk/benefit-fraud

Published 1 December 2012
Last updated 16 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. Published revised 'Fraud investigations: staff guide' with revisions throughout.
  2. Added a 6 monthly revised fraud guide with numerous changes throughout.
  3. First published.