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Dobbing in a centrelink cheat?

Answered 5 days ago

I would like to dob someone in. They claim single parent (brags about it). Her bf earns 1200 per week. They have 2 kids- both with his last name 4 years apart. She has her surname still. No bills or lease in same name, no joint bank accounts or even fb relationship status. They have been together doing this for at least 4 years. She says if she ever gets questioned she will just say they're friends. How can i prove it? Will centrelink be able to prove it?

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ANSWER
5 days ago
You cant prove it because you do not know its 100 true.

REPLY
5 days ago
Yes if there's nothing to prove they are together how are you going to prove they are together...

ANSWER
4 years ago
Realise though that if it's proven she's been doing it for 4 years she could well end up in jail... meaning those kids will be without their mum, that's quite a big punishment for two little babies that have no say in it. Is she that bad a person that you'd want to that? If it were my friend I'd convince her to start telling the truth from now instead of dobbing.

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4 years ago
It is the mother's decisions that put her at risk of being charged with fraud. Not the person dobbing her in.
And come on.... Australia's justice system is a joke and doesn't even jail people who rape and beat people as if they'd jail a centrelink cheat.

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4 years ago
They take fraud against the government pretty seriously, more seriously than most rape cases as sad as that is. It would work out nearly 100k so yeah she is likely to do some time, that's if they could prove it of course. Regardless I agree, I wouldn't want the effects dobbing could have on those children on my conscience either.

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4 years ago
Sounds like someone I know he works full tim 2 boys while she sits at home and smokes a pk 40s a day and half a jar coffee. Oh been married 8 years got another friend to say they split up still live together he uses the neighbours address for mail both brag about it cos they get heaps of money as he didn't tell them he working so they both get centerlink and he works fulltime. I reported it quietly so they didn't know it was me with the info the were able to get proof they needed and all they got was a commonwealth debt and pay it of a bit each pay until payed and couldn't get there loans till payed

REPLY
2 years ago
If she’s cheating Centrelink what are her kids going to learn from her but how to commit fraud. If they get taken away at least some decent person might nurture their progress in an honest way that sees them become good people not cheats. Your justification only condones her fraud. She won’t end 7p in jail, that’s a bit dramatic of you, they will make her pay back in instalments. Stuff the cheats, they are not helping kids at all.

REPLY
5 days ago
So you make their kids suffer by being a nosy wntitked shit sturer.

ANSWER
1 year ago
It’s white collar crime, certainly would go to jail and have to pay back.

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21 days ago
Nope
DPP would get involved and it would be a reprimand for a first offence
Maybe court if the $$$ add up
Likely community service at most

ANSWER
3 years ago
I know someone who's claiming disability on a single mothers pension with three kids, claiming she can't work due to mental disorders and bad back and knees but has a horse, and competes in show rings and has a brother who has hidden money for her as he is a financial adviser that she received in a settlement that she hasn't told centerlink about what would happen to her if centerlink found out

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3 years ago
Not sure, she could be charged with fraud but centrelink seem to be inconsistent with the fraud side of things. She might just have to repay the money.

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2 years ago
Centrelink may already know. It may all be legitimate.

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22 days ago
Acquine therapy is a legit therapy look it up.

ANSWER
22 days ago
I think people should stay out of it.
A friend wouldnt dob a friend in, no matter what.
And her choices don't affect you directly.
Not condoning what she is doing but its not your place or business to get involved.

ANSWER
1 year ago
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ANSWER
2 years ago
yes i know someone that’s living with her parnter and hasn’t told center link about it

ANSWER
2 years ago
i have a neighbor who is ripping center link, she has a male partner who has been living with her since day 1, thats 5 years ago.she has 2 children to him and another one from someone else

REPLY
2 years ago
Sounds like someone I know. But she claims not to live with him and sends her mail somewhere else.

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2 years ago
I get $600 a month off my dads asset thing he set up before he died. With that money i help mum with bills and stuff around the house. Luckily mum owns the house. I don't get any government money at all. Mum gives me a place to sleep and food on the table and in return i look after her and drive her to the shops and doctors

ANSWER
2 years ago
I would never do that. It's really none of your business

ANSWER
3 years ago
I get single pp. Even tho I have a boyfriend. We have 2 kids together and one more on the way. We don't live together. He comes over a few times a week doesn't stay but has dinner and spends time with kids and he stays over maybe 1 or 2 nights a fortnight. We have been together 7 years and lived together the 1st 2 years. Living together Didn't work for us. I get single pp because he doesn't pay any bills in my house or live there. He pays child support which is 60 a month and also will buy dinner for when he stays. I pay for all the kids sporting activities and child care. The kids don't stay at his house because it's too small and he lives with mates. Just becareful you 100% know peoples circumstances. I'm sure people think I'm being dodgy but investigators can come see we don't live together. But I'm sure they will get the shits when I tell them about new baby. Just make sure before you dob that they actually do live together

REPLY
2 years ago
Why the hell are you continuing to breed when you have no means of supporting them? Single parenting pension is not a career choice! Absolutely disgusting.

ANSWER
2 years ago
REPORT HER!!!!!!!

ANSWER
4 years ago
Report it. Investigators watch their home, follow to and from workplaces. Daycare a. Outings. Everything. A lot of couples have seperate accounts and no joint lease. She is an idiot for bragging about it.

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4 years ago
Btw a quick calculation she has ripped $78k off in spp that doesn't include over payments of ftb. She could do jail time for that. It's not like a 5k over payment where they accept $30 fortnight!
That's a lot of money. I struggle on a single parent payment snd still work even though i am worse off most weeks.
Report the cunt

REPLY
4 years ago
Do they really get investigators to watch/follow them? I dobbed someone in last week, the only proof I had was photos on Facebook which were taken down a few days later...

REPLY
2 years ago
That sounds fun i want to be an investigator

REPLY
2 years ago
Doubtful.

ANSWER
3 years ago
My boyfriend and I live separately, he could support my kids and I, but why should he? The government won't make their dad support his kids so the government can support us while I study. The rules state my bf can't sleep over more than two nights a week and he doesn't. I'm not going back to work until my kids are at school.

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2 years ago
Why should he??? Why should I support you and your kids (tax payer)? I didn’t conceive them, you chose a dead beat to have kids to. That’s YOUR problem, not the governments, not the tax payers! Get off your rear end and get a bloody job! People like you ruin it for the ones who actually need it. Pathetic!

REPLY
2 years ago
Unless you're in the top tax bracket your tax supports yourself.
Get off your high horse.

REPLY
2 years ago
Oh please! I’m guessing you’re another who sits at home letting the rest of us support you. My tax supports me? Lol! I pay 46c in the dollar, or there abouts. I pay private health insurance, my own mortgage, send my kids to private schools and receive no payments at all from the govn. So I’m yet to see these returns that you speak of. But you know, given they’re my children who I chose to have it’s my job to support them.

REPLY
2 years ago
You wouldn't pay 46 cents out of every dollar you earn.

REPLY
2 years ago
And private schools still rake in the government funding, as do private hospitals

REPLY
2 years ago
45 cents for every dollar over 180 thousand

ANSWER
2 years ago
I know 2 people that are claiming that too, i looked into dobbing them in but you need lots of info- i gave up

ANSWER
2 years ago
I would tell no one finds that fine

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3 years ago
Do they even look into it? I reported 2 lot's who are ripping them blind. That was 6 weeks ago. Nothing has been done! They have had time to change things, ( put her clothing in another room etc.) They tell us to dob in a cheat, and then do nothing about it.

ANSWER
3 years ago
Fraud investigators take pictures. You reap what you sow.

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3 years ago
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ANSWER
3 years ago
My ex was threatening me with centrelink and saying that he was going to tell them me and my partner were living together even though we dont. I went in to the office and asked them and basically she said do we have separate leases at separate houses? Yes. Do we have separate bills? Yes. Do we have a joint account? No. Do we spend more than 2 nights a week at each other's houses? No. Then she said there's nothing to go on and they probably wouldn't even bother investigating if he did because it's too much effort for them to prove it so I didn't have to worry if he did.

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3 years ago
I know someone that's been doing it for 12 yrs she's been dobbed in multiple times and each time they have given her the option to come clean his on a dsp and she's claiming single parent 3 kids go figure worked out they have ripped off 500000 if not more with extra payments here and there and his mum claiming carers.... Do you think she will get jail time?? I bet she gets a slap on the wrist

ANSWER
4 years ago
My advice is stay right out of it.

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4 years ago
Is that because you are guilty of doing the same thing

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4 years ago
No because people need to mind their own business!

REPLY
4 years ago
(i'm someone else) I would agree with you to mind your own business but when someone starts bragging, doesn't it change the game?

REPLY
4 years ago
It is my business if she is living off my taxes. I don't work my arse off in a tough job and struggle to survive post-bankruptcy with no government handouts apart from CCB so she can lap it up with no care. What a f#£king bee-yatch.

REPLY
4 years ago
Yeah if someone brags about it they deserve to be dobbed in.

I have a friend who claimed single person payment when she moved in with her boyfriend (no kids involved). She was however, trying super hard to find a job and was on the working for the dole scheme. Took her 6 months to find a job but she did in the end. She never bragged. Only reason i know is she confided in me because we are good friends.
However, if instead she had of been bragging about it i would have dobbed.

ANSWER
4 years ago
They will be able to prove it. Centrelink have a phone service you can call and dob them in. If you are at all worried about it coming back to bite you in the bum just use a public phone.

REPLY
4 years ago
hmmm my x has been living with a partner for 5 years getting centerlink n she is on $100,000 a year now she has recently passed he is going for her 3 units a car and around $300-600,000 fromm her super he never worked a day in his life has a house with me pays nothing into the mortgage n wants half n getting all of hers n he pays $15 a fortnight for his children n his been reported about 6 times n they do nothing. its not fair the good getting nothing arseholes get it all.....grr

REPLY
4 years ago
I'm sorry but why haven't you sobbed him in?? You have to make the effort for your kids not just let irbid fall into your lap?

ANSWER
4 years ago
They won't do jail time.. just court ordered repayments week by week but they won't be able to get loans. I know many Mums who are partnered but refuse to work or tell Centrelink coz the money is good.. I should report them too when I get time. I'm an honest person.

And yes once a solid fraud case has been established they may send PIs to spy on you. My aunty was one then when she done her back in and started getting disability they spied on her and she brought them cups of tea lol.

ANSWER
4 years ago
It's often a tricky one to work out, my husband and I split up he worked fifo and when he was home I stayed at my mums he stayed with the kids. His ex reported us and it took a bit of sorting out. He lost his job because of it and we got back together (we split because he worked fifo). I had to get a job to support the family he only works a few hours a week as its hard to get fifo work now. He ex was getting a few hundred dollars a week now she gets $20 if she is lucky.

REPLY
4 years ago
I love it when karma gets people. I had to serve an awful lady in a cafe today, she went off at me because we ran out of the cake she wanted, while telling me off as if I had personally eaten it so she couldn't have it. She knocked her coffee over and it went all over the table dripped off the table into her hand bag. 😂

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4 years ago
^ Goodness the things people get pissed off about! I think sometimes people go off like that because they feel superior people who earn minimum wage and feel justified in their rudeness. Karma is a nasty bitch though, I bet everyone around her laughed 😂

ANSWER
4 years ago
You just need information that will prove they're in a relationship. what he looks like, hours he's there, if he goes to school events, does school pick up/ drop off, if they shop together.

ANSWER
4 years ago
THat's terrible. I assume you just phone or email and say what you have been told. That she is living with her partner and they know they are ripping off the system. She'll have to pay it back , can you imagine how much they must be enjoying life!? Gee whiz

ANSWER
4 years ago
Dob her in and let the investigators do the work. You can only be 'separated under the same roof" for a certain period. They will figure it out.