Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse

Roanoke County is committed to eliminating fraud and maintaining a highly ethical environment throughout our organization. The County’s Fraud, Waste and Abuse Prevention Program, coordinated by our Internal Auditor, consists of fraud reporting mechanisms, awareness training and investigation services. This program is designed to assist County employees, departments, agencies and programs to help prevent and detect incidents of fraud, waste and abuse within Roanoke County. This program focuses on dishonest acts by County employees or its contractors. 

How to File A Report of Fraud, Waste, or Abuse

Confidential, Anonymous Fraud Reporting

Report Fraud Toll-Free at 1-844-550-0077

Report Fraud on the web at

Remember: Keep your four-digit personal identification number (PIN) and assigned case number secure. The PIN cannot be retrieved by Lighthouse Services or Roanoke County.

Report Fraud, Waste and Abuse
  1. Emma Hayslett

    Internal Auditor

    Anonymous Fraud Hotline
    Toll-Free 1 (844) 550-0077

  1. Reportable Incidents
  2. Issues We Don't Address
  3. Contact Information

Reportable incidents include, but are not limited to:

  • Theft or misappropriation of County resources,
  • Falsification of official documents or reports,
  • Corruption or official misconduct, including misuse of County information, conflicts of interest, or offering or accepting bribes,
  • Personal use of County-owned vehicles, equipment or supplies,
  • Conducting personal business on County time,
  • Improper use or spending of County tax dollars,
  • Violations of County procurement policy or contract fraud,
  • Tampering with government records,
  • Obstructing, retaliating against, or tampering with a public servant, witness, prospective witness, or informant.

The Roanoke County Internal Auditor does not investigate routine personnel issues such as employee grievances or complaints relating to civil rights, sexual harassment or equal employment. 

See the "Issues We Don't Address" tab above for more contacts.