Report Fraud

Reporting Fraud

Program Integrity Unit

The Program Integrity Unit maintains the integrity of the public assistance programs by deterring fraud through education, early detection and prosecution. The Cabarrus County Department of Human Services is committed to identifying and eliminating fraud.

The crime of welfare fraud is committed when people receive or attempt to receive public assistance benefits by providing the Department of Human Services with false and inaccurate information, or by withholding information.

You are encouraged to report matters involving fraud and abuse. You may remain anonymous; however, sometimes to conduct an effective investigation, staff may need to contact you. Your name will not be shared with anyone investigated. In rare cases involving legal proceedings, your name may need to be revealed.

To process your allegations, we will need you to provide as much information as possible regarding your complaint.  Without sufficient information we may be unable to act on your allegation.  Therefore, in order to investigate your concerns properly, please provide as much information as possible.  

To report suspected welfare fraud in Cabarrus County, you may call the Department of Human Services at 704-920-1400 or complete form below. Note: Due to confidentiality laws, we are not able to inform or respond to you as to the outcome or specifics of a case.   

Available Resources

Did you know that there are excellent mapping and identification resources readily available on the Internet?

Did you know that Cabarrus County has information available locally regarding Flood Insurance Rate Maps, rules for building in the floodplain and protecting property from flood damage?

Here are some local resources and where to find them:

  • Adopted FEMA FIRMs are available at the Cabarrus County Governmental Center (65 Church St. S., Concord) in the Planning and Development Department during normal business hours.
  • Publications related to flooding, construction and living near rivers, streams and floodplains are available at the Cabarrus County Governmental Center. The Cabarrus County Library Concord Branch also has materials available for check out.
  • FEMA elevation certificates for buildings constructed in the floodplain (in unincorporated Cabarrus County) are available in the Planning and Development Department for review during normal business hours.
  • The North Carolina Building Code,which regulates local construction, incorporates flood-resistant standards for residential and commercial development.  
  • Cabarrus County Planning and Zoning staff can assist you with property inquiries.
  • Cabarrus County Construction Standards staff can help you with questions about the building code and technical construction standards.

Additional tips and resources

Ways to stay informed about weather that may cause flooding: 

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