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Fraud Hotline

From time to time, every organization experiences employee dishonesty, theft or fraud; Salt Lake County is no exception. Such acts impact the resources of the County and its departments, agencies, and programs.

Salt Lake County is committed to eliminating fraud and maintaining a highly ethical environment throughout our organization. The County Auditor's Fraud Hotline is designed to assist County employees, departments, agencies, and programs in preventing and detecting incidents of fraud, waste, and abuse.

Reportable Incidents include but are not limited to: Issues we don't address include but are not limited to:
  • Theft or misappropriation of County resources
  • Falsification of official documents or reports
  • Corruption or official misconduct, including misuse of County information, conflicts of interest, or offering or accepting bribes
  • Personal use of County-owned vehicles, equipment, or supplies
  • Improper use or spending of County tax dollars
  • Violations of County procurement policy or contract fraud
  • Tampering with government records
  • Obstructing, retaliating against, or tampering with a public servant, witness, prospective witness, or informant
  • Routine personnel issues such as employee grievances or complaints relating to civil rights, sexual harassment, and equal pay
  • Complaints about general government operations and employee conduct
  • Questions regarding appropriate ethical behavior
  • Worker's compensation issues
  • Taxpayer fraud (federal or state)
  • Welfare fraud
  • Medicaid fraud
  • Consumer fraud
  • Identity theft

Our Fraud Hotline allows anyone to report acts of wrongdoing within the Salt Lake County government.  Submit information regarding wrongdoing at any time using the Submit a Case link.  You have the option to remain completely anonymous.  

You can also find additional resources such as training, rights, and fraud prevention by using the Additional Resources link.

Additionally, you can find the countywide policy regarding the establishment of the fraud hotline and its uses.

View Countywide Policy 1300

Attention Salt Lake County Employees


Salt Lake County employees have certain rights and responsibilities for reporting wrongdoing or criminal activity that occurs in the workplace. Countywide Policy 1304, “Discovery and Reporting of Wrongdoing or Criminal Activity,” outlines the specific policies and procedures that Salt Lake County Employees are expected to follow when reporting suspected wrongdoing or criminal activity.


Reporting fraud, waste, or misconduct through the Salt Lake County Auditor’s Fraud Hotline DOES NOT release Salt Lake County employees and managers from the obligations and responsibilities of following all applicable Countywide Policies, the Salt Lake County Code of Ordinances, and Utah State law.

View Countywide Policy 1304

Salt Lake County Auditor
2001 South State Street  N3-300
Salt Lake City, UT 84190-1100
Phone: (385) 468-7200