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Fraud statistics

Fraud statistics for the 2021/22 tax year

Statistic

Total

Notes

Number of occasions of use of power under the Prevention of Social Housing fraud (Power to Require Information) (England) Regulations 2014 [footnote 44], or similar powers [footnote 45]

0

 

Total number of employees undertaking investigations and prosecution of fraud

3

 

Number of employees undertaking investigations and prosecution of fraud (full time equivalent)

1.2

 

Total number of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists

3

 

Number of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists (full time equivalent)

1.2

 

Total amount spent by the authority on the investigation and prosecution of fraud (salary costs or if outsourced the cost associated with the investigation)

£52,047

Approximate cost of staff resources across shared service

Total number of fraud cases investigated

59

Figures based on closed cases only

Last updated 04 October 2022