Rossendale Borough Council

Benefit fraud

About benefit fraud

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Rossendale Borough Council is committed to protecting public funds and ensuring that benefits are paid promptly and accurately to those people who are genuinely entitled to them.

However, we consider benefit fraud a serious crime which has an impact on every council tax payer in Rossendale.

Rossendale Borough Council operates a prosecution policy which they will seek to apply in cases of benefit fraud.