Welcome to the Tulare County Fraud Hotline. If you would like to submit a complaint, please read below and fill out the form. 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?
Reporte Fraude de Welfare
llamando a la linea en Español