Report fraud to the Coal Authority

You can report fraud to the Coal Authority using our online reporting form.



To fight fraud we need to detect it, so you taking your time and effort to report suspected fraud is invaluable in helping us work together to stop it.

Fraud is defined by Action Fraud as when trickery is used to gain a dishonest advantage, which is often financial, over another person.

Corruption is broadly defined as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain (Transparency, 2011).

Bribery is defined as giving or receiving a financial or other advantage in connection with the improper performance of a position of trust or a function that is expected to be performed impartially or in good faith.


When you contact the Coal Authority, your information will be kept safe, secure and in complete confidence.

You are not obligated to share your details and can report information anonymously, but providing contact details may help us to investigate matters more quickly and effectively.

Updates to this page

Published 17 June 2024

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