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Child Care Fraud Indicators, Table 5 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
Parent works for provider as assistant
Parent grade point average below 2 or no report card
Parent or provider incarcerated for more than a weekend
Parent discontinued and resumes cash aid
Retroactive payment requested without explanation
Parent reports mailing address as a Post Office Box
Provider completes attendance instead of parent
Provider receives cash aid or food stamps
Inconsistent transportation info. or lack of license and auto insurance

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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