Fraud Control

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The Fraud Control Unit is responsible for providing support to the CDJFS agencies for fraud and overpayment control through training and technical assistance; administration of the Treasury Offset Program (TOP) and the State Tax Refund Offset Program (STOP); Income and Eligibility Verification System (IEVS) reviews, and Federal Tax Information Safeguarding reviews; and managing the Public Assistance Reporting Information System (PARIS).

If you have knowledge that a recipient of Medicaid, Cash Assistance, Food Assistance, or Child Care has committed fraud in order to qualify for these benefits and you would like to report it, please contact the County Department of Job and Family Services in the county where the recipient is residing. The number can be found in the telephone book under “County Government.” If you are unable to locate the number, please call the ODJFS General Information Customer Service number at 1-877-852-0010 and they will provide you the number of the County Department of Job and Family Services. The number can also be found on the internet at