Counter-fraud squad recover £1.2 million illegally sublet homes (From East London and West Essex Guardian Series)
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Waltham Forest Council's counter-fraud squad recover £1.2 million illegally sublet homes
A COUNTER-fraud squad has recovered £1.2 million worth of illegally sublet homes.
Waltham Forest Council's counter-fraud group has since April recovered the 21 social housing properties from residents illegally renting them out - and have identified 20 more.
The team has also secured 35 sanctions for benefit fraud, identified £739k of fraudulent housing and council tax benefit overpayments.
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