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Fraudulent claim or wrong address?

niknak7278 Member Posts: 72 Courageous
I’m in receipt of a legacy benefit.  This morning a letter came in the post addressed to someone else at my address.

It was a notification from Universal Credit, informing the addressee that a named person had told them they were now caring for them so any extra benefits they received would be reduced etc.

I’ve already emailed a local welfare benefits advisor for help, as somehow my address is in their system.

The envelope it came in wasn’t a UC envelope, it was a brown DWP one with return address in Belfast.

Do these errors happen often?



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