Fraud Investigation

Loukas Gregory made this Freedom of Information request to Tendring District Council

This request has been closed to new correspondence from the public body. Contact us if you think it ought be re-opened.

The request was successful.

Dear Tendring District Council,

How many investigators are in your fraud investigation team?
Do you have a case management system used by the fraud investigation team?
If so who supplies it and what is the name of the system?
When does the contractual agreement to use the software expire?
What is the annual cost to use the system?
If you do not have a fraud investigation team, can you please inform me if you are part of a shared fraud investigation team, or if your fraud investigations are outsourced?
If they are outsourced can you please inform me who the fraud investigation is outsourced to?
For the avoidance of doubt, I am making these requests under the Freedom of Information Act. I await your response within 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

Loukas Gregory

Corporate Information Manager, Tendring District Council

Dear Loukas,

 

Thank you for your request for information regarding fraud investigations,
which was received on 17/03/2020. I can confirm that your enquiry is
receiving attention.

 

In accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000
you should receive a comprehensive reply to your request within 20 working
days from receipt of your enquiry.

 

The Council’s current activities and up to date changes to our service
delivery can be found on our website at
[1]https://www.tendringdc.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

During the pandemic please be advised that our limited resources may have
been diverted away from compliance or information governance work in order
to deal with emerging high priority activities.  Therefore we thank you
for your understanding and assure you that we will continue to respond to
information requests as quickly as we are able.  The Information
Commissioners Office (ICO) has also published information on their website
[2]www.ico.org.uk.

 

In certain circumstances, a fee may be payable for determining, locating,
retrieving and extracting information and/or the cost for disbursements
such as photocopying and postage. If this applies, a Fees Notice will be
issued to you with details of any costs involved in advance and you will
be required to pay this before I can proceed to deal with your request.

 

Further information about your rights is also available from the
Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe
House, Water Lane, Wilmslow SK9 5AF Telephone: 0303 123 1113,
[3]www.ico.gov.uk.

 

 

 

Kind regards,

 

Charlene Haynes
On behalf of Corporate Information Manager

Corporate Services

Tendring District Council

 

Phone: 01255 686063
E-mail: [4][Tendring District Council request email] 

[5]www.tendringdc.gov.uk

Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
CO15 1SE

 

show quoted sections

Corporate Information Manager, Tendring District Council

Dear Loukas,

 

Further to your request for information regarding fraud investigations,
which was received on 17/03/2020, please see below the answers to your
enquiry.

 

How many investigators are in your fraud investigation team? 2

Do you have a case management system used by the fraud investigation team?
No

If so who supplies it and what is the name of the system? N/A

When does the contractual agreement to use the software expire? N/A

What is the annual cost to use the system? N/A

If you do not have a fraud investigation team, can you please inform me if
you are part of a shared fraud investigation team, or if your fraud
investigations are outsourced? N/A

If they are outsourced can you please inform me who the fraud
investigation is outsourced to? N/A

 

I hope this information is of assistance to you.

 

The Council’s current activities and up to date changes to our service
delivery can be found on our website at
[1]https://www.tendringdc.gov.uk/coronavirus

 

During the pandemic please be advised that our limited resources may have
been diverted away from compliance or information governance work in order
to deal with emerging high priority activities.  Therefore we thank you
for your understanding and assure you that we will continue to respond to
information requests as quickly as we are able.  The Information
Commissioners Office (ICO) has also published information on their website
[2]www.ico.org.uk.

 

However if you feel that the Council has failed to deal with your request
for information correctly you can request that the matter is reviewed. 
Requests for internal reviews should be sent to
[3][email address] .  Alternatively, you can post a
request for an internal review to Mrs L Trembath, Corporate Services, Town
Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 1SE.  Further details of
this procedure can be obtained from all Council offices or from our
website ([4]www.tendringdc.gov.uk ).

 

If you are not content with the outcome of the internal review you have
the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision.  The Information Commissioner can be contacted at:

 

FOI Compliance Team (complaints), Information Commissioner's Office,
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

 

Further information about your rights is also available from the
Information Commissioner at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe
House, Water Lane, Wilmslow SK9 5AF Telephone: 0303 123 1113,
[5]www.ico.gov.uk .

 

If you have any other queries about this matter then please contact the
Corporate Information Manager at [6][email address]
.

 

 

Kind regards,

 

Charlene Haynes
On behalf of Corporate Information Manager

Corporate Services

Tendring District Council

 

Phone: 01255 686063
E-mail: [7][Tendring District Council request email] 

[8]www.tendringdc.gov.uk

Tendring District Council, Town Hall, Station Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex
CO15 1SE

 

 

 

 

show quoted sections