Thursday, 18 September 2008

Swansea says benefit fraud totals higher

click here to go to the blogSwansea Council reports that between April 2007 and September 2008 it investigated 2,266 reports of benefit fraud, and discovered £1,036,082 worth of benefits had been fraudulently claimed from the Council and the DWP. "In the past 18 months, measures such as investigating tip-offs from the public, and working jointly with the DWP , led to 259 police-type taped interviews under caution. ...

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