Fraud and corruption

Fraud and corruption committed against a council can take many forms including:

  • Benefit (housing and council tax) fraud
  • Housing tenancy fraud
  • Blue Badge misuse
  • Staff corruption
  • Identity fraud.

Offences committed against Ealing Council are investigated by the audit and investigation team.

Report fraud

You can help by reporting your suspicions to us. All allegations will be treated seriously, and in confidence. You can remain anonymous if you wish.

Report fraud

Other ways to report fraud:

  • Telephone: Fraud hotline 0800 328 6453 (freephone)
  • Address: Audit and investigation, PO Box 14942, London W5 2ZT
  • Email:

Please give as much detail as possible.