What is Fraud?
According To Florida Statute 1002.91 Fraud is, when someone intentionally deceives, omits or misrepresents information knowing that person or someone else may receive unauthorized benefits as a result. Helping someone commit fraud is also considered fraud.
- If you sign a child in when the child is absent in order to be paid for that day – IT’s FRAUD
- If you ask a parent to sign a child in/out when they have not attended – IT’s FRAUD
- If you give false information to receive payment or stay contracted for SR or VPK – IT’S FRAUD
- If you tell a parent not to report changes to the coalition – IT’S FRAUD
If you suspect fraud, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 352-369-2315 Ext 214.
Fraud hurts us ALL but most especially the children we should be caring for and protecting.