The Office of Public Benefits Integrity is responsible for investigating public assistance fraud or misuse regarding the SNAP, TANF, and Medicaid programs by individuals or merchants.
We encourage you to report suspected fraud. You may be eligible for a reward for providing information relating to public assistance fraud.
if incorrect benefits were received, a request for overpayment review will be made to Benefit Recovery. The Benefit Recovery Unit reviews the case and establishes a claim if an overpayment has indeed occurred.
The Treasury Offset Program (TOP) is a federally mandated program for collecting delinquent food assistance overpayments (called offsets) from federal payments such as income tax refunds, federal salaries, and social security payments.
Annual Reports from the PBI program
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