Report Fraud

September 26, 2018
Topics: Laws

If you think someone is abusing the WIC Program, let WIC know.

Examples of fraud and abuse include:
WIC participants who:

  • Sell or try to sell WIC formula or food (including putting an ad online).
  • Give inaccurate information to get or stay on WIC.
  • Trade WIC cards or foods for things other than WIC foods.

WIC stores that:

  • Overcharge WIC.
  • Sell or trade the wrong foods to WIC families.

 
HELP WIC WORK!
To report fraud, email:
 cdphe_askwic@state.co.us.
 
You may also report suspected nutrition assistance fraud (including retailer fraud) to the USDA Office of the Inspector General:
 
1-800-424-9121.
1-202-690-1622.
1-202-690-1202 (TDD).
 
By mail:
United States Department of Agriculture
Office of Inspector General
P.O. Box 23399
Washington, DC 20026-3399
 
Website:
www.usda.gov/oig/hotline.htm.
 
Email:
usda_hotline@oig.usda.gov.