- Buying, selling, giving away or misusing benefits for any programs paid for with tax dollars including:
Ohio Works First
-Improperly reporting or failing to report:
What are the penalties for fraud?
-Individuals found to be committing fraud:
Are removed from the program
Must repay any improperly obtained benefits
May face criminal charges and jail time
Residents of Fulton County may report suspected public assistance fraud by calling the Fulton County Job and Family Services Fraud Hotline (1-800-937-2834 or Local number (419) 337-0010 or going to the Ohio Fraud website.