Financial and property information

Counter fraud service

Watford Borough Council and Three Rivers District Council have a shared Finance department, which incorporates the counter fraud service.

The following information is for 2018/19, and is a combined figure for the two authorities, unless stated otherwise

Number of occasions the organisation has used special powers

Watford and Three Rivers Council belong to NAFN (National Anti-Fraud Network) and all Authorised Officer requests are dealt with by them directly

Total number of employees undertaking investigations and prosecutions of fraud

4 for shared service

Total full time equivalent numbers of professionally accredited counter fraud specialists

4 officers

Total amount spent by the authority on the investigation

£93,183k (W.B.C.)

Total number of fraud cases investigated

176 for the shared service

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