What is Income and Disability Assistance Fraud
"Fraud" means providing information that is false or misleading in order to receive assistance for which the person is not eligible.
Situations of fraud may include (but are not limited to):
How to report fraud
There are a couple of ways to report alleged fraud:
Will I be told the outcome of the suspected fraud I have reported?
No, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act prevents the ministry from sharing any information about the progress or outcome of an investigation.
The confidentially of the person involved is protected. Cases that proceed to court may become part of public court records.
After I have provided the information, what happens?
The information you provide is sent to PLMS, where it is assessed to determine what actions are required.
Information provided may result in: