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What is classed as benefits fraud and what is not in the UK?

For example is saying that you are depressed and are not, is that benefit fraud or is that impossible to prove and would it imply a vulnerable person would end up being thrown out on the street or going to prison just because someone thinks they are making it up.

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  • 8 years ago
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    The simple rule is that if you are applying for a benefit knowing you are not entitled you are claiming fraudulently. If you make a claim in the honest expectation that you are entitled and you are incorrect, that is not fraud.

  • wein
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    3 years ago

    you do no longer say whose flat it relatively is. Is it in her call or yours or the two? you're no longer getting HB. She could have declared you perhaps, even with the incontrovertible fact that it relies upon on your expenditures of training and so on i don't be conscious of how you being declared to the council as having lived at her flat could impression your student visa. i could desire extra element to respond to suitable.

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