Special Investigations Unit (Fraud)

The mission of the SIU is to enforce program and agency integrity through awareness, detection and prevention of fraud while promoting personal accountability through recovery and prosecution.

What is SIU?

The Special Investigations Unit is a law enforcement unit that investigates fraud in CSA public assistance programs. Specifically, the SIU investigates fraud in the Cash Aid (TANF), Food Stamp, General Assistance, In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), and Child Care programs. The SIU has both sworn and non-sworn staff who vigorously pursue the recovery of fraudulently obtained public assistance benefits. The mission of the SIU is to enforce program and agency integrity through awareness, detection and prevention of fraud while promoting personal accountability through recovery and prosecution. The SIU works diligently to protect taxpayer dollars and ensure that only those who are truly eligible for public assistance benefits are those receiving the benefits.

REPORTING WELFARE FRAUD IN STANISLAUS COUNTY

To report Cash Aid (TANF), Food Stamp, General Assistance, In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) or Child Care fraud occurring in Stanislaus County, call the SIU Fraud Hotline at (209) 558-2020 or send an email to the SIU. Please try to include as much information as possible in your report. Anonymous reports are accepted, but it is helpful if investigative staff are able to contact you for more information. The more information we have, the more likely we will be able to conduct a thorough investigation.

Stanislaus County SIU Fraud Hotline: (209) 558-2020

(Answered Monday-Thursday from 9 am — 3 pm)

Submit a Fraud Report to the SIU via email.

REPORTING WELFARE FRAUD IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA

Phone Toll-free: (800) 344-8477

Department of Social Services

To report welfare fraud occurring anywhere in the state of California, contact the State of California, Department of Social Services, Fraud Hotline at 1-800-344-8477.

REPORTING MEDI-CAL FRAUD

Phone Toll-free: (800) 822-6222

Department of Health Services

To report Medi-Cal fraud occurring anywhere in the state of California, contact the State of California, Department of Health Services, Fraud Hotline at 1-800-822-6222.

REPORTING MEDI-CAL PROVIDER FRAUD

Phone Toll-free: (800) 722-0432

Attorney General's Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud & Elder Abuse

To report Medi-Cal Provider fraud occurring anywhere in the state of California, contact the State of California, Office of the Attorney General, Fraud Hotline at 1-800-722-0432.

Criminal Convictions

All records of court convictions are non-confidential and open for public disclosure.

2nd Quarter 2012

  • Michelle Homen
    • $17,316
    • Felony
  • Renee Quijada Larson
    • $16,843
    • Felony
  • Issac Valdez
    • $6,526
    • Felony
  • Delila Aualiitia
    • $6,452
    • Misdemeanor
  • Frank Delgado
    • $ 5,000
    • Misdemeanor
  • Lanora Griffin
    • $3,927
    • Misdemeanor
  • Leona Perreira
    • $5,279
    • Misdemeanor
  • Brooke Torres
    • $7,125
    • Misdemeanor