FOI Disclosure Log

Customer Request Details

15 February 2022

I am making this request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

1)            Do you have a fraud investigation department/team?

2)            If you don’t have a fraud team, who investigates reported case of fraud?

3)            How many fraud investigators are there in your team?

4)            Can you please list the top 4 most common types of fraud you investigate?

5)            Do you investigate any Covid related fraud cases – e.g. business grant, business support, business rates relief or business load fraud cases? 

6)            Do you release or publish any information about the number of cases you investigate per annum, the value of fraud and their outcomes?

7)            How many fraud cases were investigated in 2020 and in 2021?

8)            Do you use an electronic case management system to record and manage your fraud cases? If so, which case management system do you use?

9)            Do you use data matching to proactively identify potential fraud cases?  Which product or service do you use?

10)         Do you investigate fraud on behalf of other organisations?  Can you please state who?


East Herts Council Response

16 February 2022

Freedom of Information Act –  Information Request –

Further to your Freedom of Information request regarding:Fraud investigation

This is a function carried out by Hertfordshire County Council as part of a shared anti fraud service therefore your request should be sent to [email protected]

If you have any queries or complaint about the processing of your request please do not hesitate to contact me.

Alternatively for more information on the Freedom of Information Act contact the Information Commissioner at:

Information Commissioners Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Telephone 0303 123 1113

It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

I apologise that your request cannot be met and should you have any further queries or information needs in the future then please contact me.


It is important that you include the above FOI reference number on all correspondence related to this request.

Thank you for your request.