If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it! Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. All calls or e-mails to the tip lines go directly to the Comptroller’s Division of Audit and Control, where professional career auditors will investigate every report or allegation. CLICK HERE for a complaint form.
The Comptroller's Office also runs the popular, Fraud Protection Program. Due to COVID-19, the in-person presentations were put on hold. Unfortunately, isolation is a major risk factor and COVID-19 has isolated many. To educate and protect yourself, please download and review the Fraud Prevention packet, found HERE. Any questions - please call 716-858-8400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are or work for a County Clerk in New York State and you suspect that a person who is in the United States illegally has applied for a drivers license, you can anonymously report it to Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) by calling their hotline at 1-866-347-2423 or electronically on their website.
Another available option, is utilizing our anonymous Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. All tips received will be forwarded to ICE officials by Erie County Comptroller Stefan I. Mychajliw.