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Benefit Fraud is Tiny

The public believe that benefit fraud is a significant problem and politicians frequently talk as if it is. This is a lie. Benefit fraud is minuscule; in statistical terms it is insignificant. Tax fraud and tax avoidance are the real problems. 


The publisher is the Centre for Welfare Reform.

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