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Report Fraud

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.

Submit information regarding wrongdoing at any time using the Submit a Case link. You have the option to remain completely anonymous.


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.

Reportable Incidents 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

Issues we don't address include but are not limited to:

  • 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