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.



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

Read about how to report a change in your circumstances if you claim a benefit.

Published 17 October 2014