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Examples of Fraud, Waste and Abuse

  • Theft of city property, such as inventory or supplies
     
  • Submitting invoices for fictitious or personal goods and services
     
  • Payroll or timekeeping fraud such as authorizing or receiving payment for hours not worked
     
  • Falsely reporting expenses for reimbursement
     
  • Stealing a check the city issued to another person or business
     
  • Taking or "skimming" cash paid for city services such as for parking, permits or fines
     
  • Voiding legitimate cash register sales and pocketing the money
     
  • Using city property for personal use
     
  • Computer fraud or theft of information
     
  • Conflicts of interest
     
  • Accepting a bribe, kickback, or illegal gratuity
     
  • Bid-fixing
     
  • Materials overcharging
     
  • Time overcharging
     
  • Product substitution
     
  • Auditing or accounting irregularities

 

If you suspect or witness any fraud, waste or abuse against City of Milwaukee resources,
TAKE ACTION and
REPORT IT.

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