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Confidential fraud hotline: 01634 33 22 33
Report false applications for benefits, the unlawful
sub-letting of council housing and the misuse of disabled badges or
discounted bus passes.
Phone 01634 332233 and select the type of fraud you to
report and you will be directed to the appropriate department,
where you can speak to someone in confidence.
Reports can be made anonymously and information may be passed on
to other relevant organisations we work with, such as the
police or Department for Work and Pensions.
If you suspect benefit fraud, visit Medway Council's benefit fraud page to find
It's easy to report. You can do it online. Report benefit
Other fraud and scams
Other forms of fraud are dealt with by Action Fraud, run by the
National Fraud Authority – the government agency that helps to
co-ordinate the fight against fraud in the UK.
It works with partners in law enforcement - the National Fraud
Intelligence Bureau, run by the City of London Police - to make
sure your fraud reports reach the right place.
If you feel you have been scammed, ripped off or
conned, you can:
You can also contact:
How to protect yourself from fraud - Advice from Kent
Fraud is a growing area of crime and takes many different
forms. To find out how to protect yourself against various
types of Fraud, please visit the Kent Police
Don't be duped
Find out about the latest scams at Safe from Scams.