Report fraud, waste and abuse
Examples of reportable offenses include:
- Illegal acts: theft, fraud, bribery, and kickbacks
- Conflict of interest
- Misuse, waste or abuse of property or time
- Misappropriation of resources
The Whistleblower Hotline provides Santa Cruz County employees and citizens with a way to report alleged fraudulent activity by Santa Cruz County government employees, misuse of County resources by vendors, contractors or County employees, and significant violations of County policy. Allegations reported over the Hotline are evaluated and investigated.
The Whistleblower Hotline is a confidential resource to report any wrongdoing, however if your report results in criminal prosecution, you may be called upon to testify and confidentiality may not be maintained.
How to report?
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