Report Fraud, Waste, or Abuse Related to Activities in County Government

The OIG is interested in receiving information related to fraud, waste, abuse, or mismanagement in activities of County Government, Independent County Agencies, or Montgomery County Funded Educational Systems. The OIG Hotline is monitored by staff between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

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Any intentional act or omission for personal gain designed to deprive the county of its resources or assets to which the individual or person is not entitled. Fraud can occur through the spoken word or by an individual’s conduct and actions.

Billed Hours| Falsifying Records or Documents | Payroll Fraud | Theft


The careless expenditure of county funds or resources above and beyond the level that is reasonably required to meet the needs of the county, or the consumption or use of county resources that is not authorized.

Buying Overpriced Equipment| Buying excessive goods or services| Inefficient use of resources


The improper use of county resources in a manner contrary to law, policy or rules, or the improper use of one's position for private gain or advantage for himself or herself or any other person.

Bribes| Kickbacks| Misuse of authority| Unauthorized discounts| Accessing prohibited material