Montgomery County desires to maintain benefits for all citizens and families that qualify. In order to do so, each and every citizen should do their part in reporting fraud and abuse to the department.
You may remain completely anonymous.
The role of the fraud investigator is to
•Discover, pursue, and prevent fraud
•Seek reimbursement for over-issuance/overpayments
•Provide a deterrent to future fraud
•Maintain program integrity
The Social Services Eligibility Investigator Code of Ethics
As investigators, we are committed to maintain the highest standards of accountability in the expenditure of public funds. Honesty, integrity, and loyalty are the hallmarks of our profession. We will never act officiously or permit personal feelings, prejudices, animosities, or relationships to influence our official decisions. We will exercise self-restraint and be constantly mindful of the welfare and constitutional rights of others. Whatever we see or hear of a confidential nature or that is confided to us in our official capacity will be kept secret unless revelation is necessary in the performance of our duty. We will, by conduct and appearance, display the highest standards of professionalism. We will diligently strive to achieve the objectives and ideals of our profession