Guidance

Targeting benefit cheats and the penalties they could face

How we're identifying benefit fraud and the penalties people could face for deliberately withholding information for their benefit claim.

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This publication describes:

  • some of the methods we use to identify benefit fraud
  • some of the penalties people could face if they’re caught deliberately withholding information needed for their benefit claim

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Published 17 October 2014