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We are required to publish information annually about our activities around fraud investigation.

April 2020 - February 2021

Number of occasions where we have had to use powers under the Prevention of Social Housing Fraud (Power to Require Information) (England) Regulations 2014, and The Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Detection of Fraud and Enforcement) (England) 2013 20
Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud 11

Total number (absolute and full time equivalent) of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists

Total amount spent by the authority on the investigation and prosecution of fraud £381,295.98
Total number of fraud cases investigated from April 2020 to February 2021 1,493