Allowances: the fight against fraud is accelerating

Allowances: the fight against fraud is accelerating

The family allowance fund is increasingly vigilant against fraud. Explanations.

Allowances: the fight against fraud is accelerating

Family allowances are further accelerating the fight against fraud. Their detection jumped 50%. Controls are more systematic. In the North region, 2.5 million people benefit from this aid. Every year, two million files are checked. If something seems abnormal, an agent then goes to the home.

“In a spirit of neutrality”

Regardless of whether the individuals encountered erred in good faith or deliberately cheated, controllers must remain adamant. “I am in a spirit of neutrality. I do not have a priori even if indeed I can have specific elements with me“, Explains one of them at the microphone of France 2. Some cases are more delicate than others, especially when there are children. For the most serious cases, a complaint is filed, 300 cases last year.