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Fraud

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.

Benefit fraud

If you suspect benefit fraud, visit Medway Council's benefit fraud page to find out more.

It's easy to report. You can do it online. Report benefit fraud.

Other fraud and scamsAction Fraud logo actionfraud.org.uk

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 Police

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 website.

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