How are reports of fraud handled?

The County will fully investigate any suspected acts of fraud, abuse, or illegal acts. An objective and impartial investigation will be conducted regardless of the position, title, or relationship with the County of any party who might be involved. The County will maintain the confidentiality of any person who in good faith reports a suspected act of fraud. The person’s identity will not be divulged without permission, unless required by law. Upon notification of suspected fraud the Controller or the County Administrator will conduct an investigation, convene a compliance committee, and if necessary may contact the following:

  • County’s Information Technology Services (ITS) Department for cases involving computer equipment or software
  • County Solicitor
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Internal Auditor
  • External auditors or fraud examiners
  • Appropriate law enforcement agency

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1. What is the purpose of a Fraud Hotline?
2. What activities should be reported to Fraud Hotline?
3. How do I file a complaint?
4. What information should I provide?
5. How are reports of fraud handled?
6. What is the policy concerning Employee Whistle-blower Protection?