Our main focus is upon voluntary compliance and preventing fraud to save on the expenditure of public funds. Referrals are accepted from many sources including anonymous tips with some cases being forwarded to the District Attorney's Office for review and prosecution.
Examples of welfare fraud:
Not reporting correct wages, bank accounts, real estate or other income
Not reporting individuals coming into a household or leaving a household
Submitting false documents
Submitting false documents and/or claims for services
Using someone else’s benefit card to obtain services, benefits or treatment