What are the real numbers of social fraud?

THE CHEKING PROCESS – Éric Zemmour affirms that social fraud reaches 40 billion euros per year. Figures that the administration has long disputed. Is this phenomenon quantifiable today?

THE QUESTION – During his meeting in Cannes, this Saturday, the presidential candidate Eric Zemmour once again took up the subject of social fraud. “The amount of social fraud is estimated at up to 40 billion euros per year. That’s what corporate tax brings in, that’s more than half of what income tax brings in“, he affirmed in front of 4600 sympathizers.

The debate between Éric Zemmour and Jean-Luc Mélenchon on BFMTV, at the end of September, had already given rise to a lively exchange on the extent of the fraud in social benefits. “National solidarity should be national again, and we should no longer give housing allowances, family allowances, the RSA to foreigners. It must be limited to the French, it will considerably reduce our social charges. Without counting the social fraud, which is evaluated you know by the magistrate Charles Prats at 50 billion euros“, said the polemicist Eric Zemmour, then hypothetical candidate…

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