Report Welfare Fraud
Learn how to report welfare fraud is easier than you think. If you think someone is committing welfare fraud, then you should report that person as soon as possible to the proper law enforcement authority. After all, the burden which welfare fraud left will fall on all of our shoulders. In this article, we will show you the common signs of welfare fraud and how you can report welfare fraud.
- The common signs of welfare fraud. There are many type of welfare fraud, but these five types are the most common ones: Absent Parent in the home, Unreported income, Ineligible child(ren), and Child(ren) not living in the home. Anyone of these five categories to welfare fraud.
- Still not sure if it is welfare fraud? If the person who you think is committing welfare fraud does not fall into one of these five categories, or you are still unsure if that person is indeed committing welfare fraud, there is help. Many state governments, such as California, have welfare fraud hotlines. There will be people waiting to help you determine and understand welfare fraud. You need to go to your state's social services website and find out what kind of help is available.
- Now that you have determined welfare fraud from self identification or social service's help, what's next? The next step for you is to find out where you can report the welfare fraud. Most states divide the responsibility of welfare fraud into counties. You need to find out the appropriate counties which you can report welfare fraud. The website and phone number of the counties are typically listed on the state's social services website.