Reporting Fraud, Waste & Abuse

Fraud, Waste & Abuse Hotline 804-318-8000

Our objective is to provide county/school employees and the general public a confidential means for reporting suspected wrongdoing involving fraud, waste and abuse of county and school assets or resources. Violations include, but are not limited to:

  • Falsification of records
  • Serious abuse of county time or excessive use of county time
  • Theft of county funds

County Employees

You may refer to the Fraud Policy located on the Intranet for definitions of fraud and procedures. If you are unsure how to proceed with a concern, you may contact Internal Audit during normal business hours at 804-748-1240 for guidance prior to completing the Fraud, Waste and Abuse Reporting Form.

  1. Fraud Reporting Methods
  2. Other Concerns
  3. FAQs

Fraud Reporting Methods

Fraud, waste and abuse complaints can be submitted one of five ways:

  • Online: Complete and submit the Online Form.
  • Email Us
  • In Person
  • By Phone at 804-318-8000: The Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline at 804-318-8000, may be accessed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Voicemail will be activated on holidays, weekends, and when staff is unavailable to answer the calls. Callers may remain anonymous. Caller ID and call back features have been disabled to maintain confidentiality.
  • By Fax at 804-768-9346: Complete and print our Reporting Form (PDF). Sending personal information by fax and email is not a confidential or secure means of transmission. It is recommended you return your request by regular mail.
  • By Mail: Complete and print our Reporting Form (PDF). Submit to:
    Internal Audit
    P.O. Box 40
    Chesterfield, VA 23832

If you want to remain anonymous, please call the confidential/anonymous hotline at 804-318-8000 two weeks after the initial report to enable us to gather more facts. You may refer to the date of your original report to preserve your anonymity.