According to figures released last year by CIPFA, local authorities detected and prevented 75,000 fraud cases, saving the public purse £336.2m. Housing fraud made up the largest proportions of these cases, with an estimated total of £263.4m.
With figures like these, it is no wonder that tackling housing fraud is top priority for fraud teams.
Giving investigation teams the data, tools and better processes to gather and uncover intelligence, local authorities can reduce the burden on the public purse.
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