Fraud Hotline

You can help bring fraudsters to justice!
For easy and confidential online tip submission, use our online form.

If you think you have knowledge of...You can help, because...
  • Suspected theft or misuse of County equipment, property or cash
  • False reporting of hours worked
  • Submission of illegitimate vendor invoices
  • Misrepresentation of expense or travel reimbursements
  • Misrepresentation of tax dollars
  • Fraudulent reporting of medical, disability or workers compensation claims
  • Spending in excess of what is reasonable and necessary
  • Violations of the County's gift and gratuity policy
  • Violations of the County's purchasing policy
  • Other suspected fraud or abuse
  • Suspicious Behavior - Fraud perpetrators often display behavioral traits that serve as indicators of possible illegal behavior. The omst commonly cited behavioral red flag was "living beyond their apparent means".
  • U.S. Organizations lose an estimated 7% of their annual revenues to fraud.
  • Governments are one of the most commonly victimized industry.
  • Organizations with fraud hotlines significantly cut their losses due to fraud.
  • Frauds are more likely to be detected by a tip than by other means.
  • For those governments that maintain hotlines, dollar losses were reduced, and duration of fraud have been reduced
  • Fraud and abuse are crimes everyone pays for
  • Significant losses due to fraud could mean:
    • Increased taxes
    • Decreased employee benefits
    • Tighter department budgets
    • Less services for citizens
  • It's your money, you can make a difference

 

Your tip may result in cost-saving audit or investigation... but only if you report it to us!
 You have the right to remain anonymous!
(Although, if you identify yourself, it may assist in our investigation)

 

Here's how you can report it......reporting options...
  • Gather as much of the folowing information as possible:
    • Area where the fraud is occuring
    • Person or persons involved
    • Nature of the fraud/abuse- lying, cheating, stealing, etc
    • Date and/or duration of occurrences
    • Approximate dollar amount/value involved
    • Any other witnesses
  • Submit your tip electronically
  • Mail your tip to:
  • Call - (717) 780-6579
  • Fax - (717) 780-6483