Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse
Welcome to the City of Milwaukee Fraud Hotline site. It is our mission to encourage the responsible use of taxpayer dollars and city resources by providing a confidential means to report suspected occurrences of fraud, waste or abuse in city operations. The Fraud Hotline ensures integrity, accountability and public trust through timely investigative and resolution activities, followed by the initiation of appropriate steps to design and implement preventive measures in response to allegations received.
What Fraud Hotline Reviews:
- Illegal acts, such as theft, fraud, kickbacks, price
fixing, or conflicts of interest by City employees,
contractors, and vendors.
- Misuse or abuse of City property, including City
buildings, vehicles, equipment or City time by City
- Gross misconduct such as reckless disregard for the
safety of others or attempts to financially defraud
the City, falsification of documents or other forms
of misrepresentation, and inefficiency by City
What Fraud Hotline Does Not Review:
- Improper activities by or against County, State
or Federal employees or entities.
- Improper activities by private parties not related
to City government.
To better assist you with your reporting needs; please answer the following:
- Does the activity you are reporting involve a city employee, public official of city government and/or city assets or resources?
Any intentional act or omission for personal gain designed to deprive the city of its resources or assets to which the individual or person is not entitled. Examples
The extravagant or excessive expenditure of city funds above and beyond the level that is reasonably required to meet the needs of the city, or the consumption or use of city resources that is not knowingly authorized. Examples
The improper use of city resources in a manner contrary to law or city policy, or the improper use of one’s position for private gain or advantage for himself or herself or any other person. Examples
If you suspect or witness any fraud, waste or abuse against City of Milwaukee resources,
TAKE ACTION and REPORT IT.