Fraud Hotline

FRAUD HOTLINE  Ph. (559) 636-5230

Welcome to the Tulare County Fraud Hotline. If you would like to submit a complaint, please read below and fill out the from. If you would like more information please click HERE for English or HERE for Spanish.

WHAT IS THE TULARE COUNTY FRAUD HOTLINE?
Tulare County has financial and operating controls in place to provide reasonable assurance that fraudulent, illegal, or dishonest activity by county employees, officers, business contacts, or others is prevented or detected. To ensure our controls are effective, a Fraud Hotline has been established to report improper or inappropriate activities within the county organization not identified by existing controls.

WHAT ARE SOME EXAMPLES OF COMPLAINTS THAT SHOULD BE REPORTED TO THE TULARE COUNTY FRAUD HOTLINE?
An employee is being paid inappropriately, such as receiving overtime without working overtime.
A county credit card is being used for personal business.
Supplies are being used for a side business.
Fraud, waste, abuse, ethics violations, theft, embezzlement, misuse of county equipment and any other complaints of a similar nature.
Any other illegal or questionable acts that have a financial impact on the County.

DO I HAVE TO PROVIDE MY NAME AND CONTACT INFORMATION WHEN I PLACE A CALL TO THE TULARE COUNTY FRAUD HOTLINE?
No, you may remain completely anonymous. If you choose to remain anonymous, please make sure to provide as much detail as possible in your report so that the appropriate course of action can be determined.
If you choose to leave your contact information, a member of the Auditor-Controller’s Financial Reporting and Audits Division may contact you to discuss your report or to request additional information.

HOW CAN I CONTACT THE FRAUD HOTLINE?

  • You can submit a claim below.
  • You can send a letter to: Attn: Fraud Hotline 221 S. Mooney Blvd., Rm. 101-E, Visalia, CA 93291.
  • You can call the hotline @ Ph: (559) 636-5230.

Submit Fraud Complaint

Consent to Disclosure*

*The Fraud Hotline Form can be submitted anonymously. If you choose to disclose your identity we may contact you for additional information in accordance with Government Code Section 53087.6.

Contact Information:

First Name

Last Name

Are you a current Tulare County employee?

Email Address

Phone Number

Allegation Details: Use this section to provide details of your allegation(s). Please clearly state the subject of your complaint, (applicable County personnel, and/or department affected), and provide names, dates, times, and locations. Also state how you became aware of the problem, efforts made thus far to correct the problem, and let us know what other offices (including non-County offices) you have contacted for assistance, and if you have outstanding complaints with those offices.

Who committed the alleged wrongdoing? What department or office in involved?

Subject's First Name: *Required*

Subject's Last Name: *Required*

Subject's Department/Agency:

Subject's Job Title:

What did the the Subject(s) do or fail to do that you believe constitutes fraud. *Required*

What policy, rule, regulation, or law do you believe to have been violated? *Required*

When did the incident occur? When where you made aware of the problem? *Required*

Where did the incident take place? *Required*

Is there any additional information you can provide? (Dollar amount of the alleged fraud or misappropriation, have you contacted any othere agency with your concerns, etc.)