Fraud (Non-benefit)

The Council is part of The Shared Anti-Fraud Service (SAFS) which is a partnership of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire Councils.

SAFS is responsible for investigating all fraud matters that are not related to benefits, such as matters relating to:

  • Council Tax support
  • housing tenancy
  • homelessness
  • business rates
  • parking permits
  • Blue Badge
  • abuse of position
  • false invoices
  • insurance


All non-benefit fraud can be reported to SAFS by clicking here

Other relevant policies and strategies relating to fraud can be found by clicking the links below:


The Council also participates in data matching. Information on protecting the public purse can be found clicking here


If you think someone is committing fraud against one of the Councils in Hertfordshire or have evidence of corruption, visit the SAFS page or call the SAFS team (in confidence) on 0300 123 4033.

You can report changes to your circumstances here.