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Child Care Fraud Indicators, Table 3 of 5


Child care fraud indicators submitted by county departments of social services. 1

Fraud Indicators for Both Parents and Providers Number of Counties Reporting the Indicator
Suspicious pay stubs or falsified documents
4
Parent and provider disagree on hours of care
5
Change to exempt provider with suspicious hours
1
Pregnant by absent parent or he is emergency contact
3
Info. on pay stub inconsistent with information given by parent
3
Parent forgets documents or gives inconsistent information
4
Provider often requests duplicate attendance logs or late billings
3
Exempt provider caring for more than one family
2
Employer states parent not working or false employer
5
Child not in care with provider
3

1 These 21 counties responded to the survey. Butte, Colusa, Contra Costa, Glenn, Imperial, Kern, Lake, Los Angeles, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, Sacramento, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Tulare, Tuolumne, and Yuba counties.

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