INVESTIGATOR, WELFARE FRAUD
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
investigations of persons suspected of fraudulently receiving or applying
for welfare aid.
and interviews or interrogates persons suspected of welfare fraud, absent
parents and potential witnesses; analyzes, and evaluates their testimony.
explains and applies provisions of laws, rules and regulations related to
reviews and evaluates a variety of records to secure information concerning
suspected violations of welfare laws; obtains search warrants for this
and interviews individuals and representatives of various business and
governmental agencies; develops contacts to obtain information concerning
suspected violations of welfare laws.
assembles, preserves and reports facts, statements or affidavits and other
evidence for use in administrative or legal action.
detailed reports documenting investigations to support filing of complaint;
prepares other appropriate reports, forms and correspondence utilizing
with Deputy District Attorney on trial strategy and presentation of
evidence; appears in court to testify regarding investigative findings.
surveillances; makes arrests under controlled conditions for violations of
Welfare and Institutions Code.
staff meetings and training sessions.