Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Benefit Assistance Fraud 

Client Fraud

  • Fraud, waste, and abuse related to individuals receiving SNAP Benefits (Food Stamps), Child Care, Medical, or Financial Assistance
  • Failure to report income or assets properly
  • Failure to report the another parent in the home
  • Receiving benefits for individuals that do not live in the home
  • Selling or trading SNAP benefits
  • Applying for and receiving benefits in more than (1) state at the same time
  • Any other suspected violations of program requirements or benefit use 

To Report Assistance Fraud call (800) 955-2210 or email

Unemployment Insurance

Claimant Fraud

  • Failure to report hours and earnings
  • Failure to be able and available for work
  • Failure to actively seek work
  • Identity Theft

Employer Fraud

  • Mis-classification of workers
  • Incorrectly reporting wages
  • Providing false information
  • Failure to pay Unemployment Insurance taxes, report necessary information, or prohibit inspection from the Department

Click here to Report UI Fraud.

All Other Fraud - Internal Audit

  • Report fraud, waste, or abuse within the Department of Workforce Services
  • Assistance fraud related to the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation or Housing and Community Development Division
  • Waste or misuse of public funds, property, or manpower
  • Violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts or grant agreements
  • Gross mismanagement
  • Unethical conduct
  • Abuse of authority - Abuse includes misuse of authority or position for personal financial interests or those of an immediate or close family member 

To report all other fraud, waste and abuse, email

Equal Opportunity

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities by calling (801) 526-9240. Individuals with speech and/or hearing impairments may call Relay Utah by dialing 711. Spanish Relay Utah: 1-888-346-3162.