Fraud prevention

We have a zero tolerance approach to fraud and investigate all instances of actual, attempted and suspected fraud that pose a threat to our resources.

If you have information relating to fraud against Kent County Council, please report it online.

Alternatively, you can speak to a member of the Internal Audit team on 03000 41 60 92.

The Anti-fraud and Corruption Strategy (PDF, 445.8 KB) gives more information on how Kent County Council detects and prevents fraud.

Fraud prevention data

The data shows the:

  • total number of cases of irregularity investigated excludes one incident which remains under investigation and has yet to be classified
  • total monetary value of fraud and irregularity detected includes the value of attempted fraud where the loss was prevented and therefore no actual loss was incurred
  • total monetary value of fraud and irregularity recovered includes amounts where recovery remains ongoing.

Data by year: