Special Investigations Division - Reporting Suspected Fraud for Temporary Assistance (cash), SNAP (food), Medicaid, HEAP, and Day Care

To report a suspected Welfare Fraud, you may contact us at the listings below.  Welfare fraud includes making false or misleading statements and/or concealing information in  order to receive or continue to receive benefits in program areas one would otherwise not be entitled to.

By telephone: Fraud Hotline [716] 858-1886

By Fax: [716] 858-1769

By Email: fraudcomplaint@erie.gov

You can also file a complaint form. To download a copy of the complaint form or send it electronically, click here.