Lewisham Council - Report fraud

Report fraud

 Our Anti-Fraud and Corruption Team investigates all allegations of fraud against us. The Department for Work and Pensions investigates housing benefit fraud.   

There are specialist fraud areas that we cover: 

Benefit fraud

​fraud relating to Council Tax and other benefits apart from housing benefit, which is monitored by the Department for Work and Pensions. You can contact them on:

Housing fraud fraudulent applications for housing, Right to Buy, cash incentive applications and allegations of subletting​
All other fraud including concerns about staff, contractors, blue badges and grants​

All calls and emails are treated in the strictest confidence



Report fraud
For all types of fraud apart from Housing Benefit: 0800 085 0119