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Child Care Fraud Definitions, Table 1


A total of 12 counties submitted their definitions of parental fraud: Butte, Contra Costa, Fresno, Kern, Lassen, Monterey, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, Santa Clara, Tulare, and Yolo. The table below displays the definitions received and the number of counties reporting fraud occurrence matching that description.

Definition of Child Care Fraud Caused by Parents
Number of Counties Reporting the Indicator
Child in care when need has ceased
9
Increased earnings not reported
9
Care requested when adult in home
2
Cash aid fraud
2
Parent/employer collusion to falsify work
3
False statements that affect eligibility or payment
3
Failure to report changes in household, work, etc.
6
Absent parent in home
5
Child is not dependent of parent
5
Parent receives more than one subsidy for same service
4

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