Why Report Fraud?
Anyone can report fraud, waste, or abuse. Many governmental agencies are required by law to report suspected fraud or unlawful conduct to the Auditor's Office, if there are facts (not just mere suspicion) that point to fraud or unlawful conduct. Persons or entities reporting fraud do not have to establish probable cause and/or have a suspect.
To report fraud, waste, or abuse occuring at Smith County, an online form is available or you may choose to mail your report to the address noted below.
Information to Submit
Provide as much detail as necessary so that appropriate action can be taken. This can include the following:
- Your name (optional if you would like to remain anonymous).
- Contact information, such as e-mail, telephone, or address (if PO box, please include a physical address).
- Description of incident
- Please provide as much detail as possible.
Frequently Asked Questions
Report Fraud by Mail
Reports of fraud, waste, or abuse can be mailed to the following address:
Smith County Auditor's Office
Attn: Fraud Hotline
200 E. Ferguson, Suite 407
Tyler, Texas 75702
Report Fraud Online
Reports of fraud, waste, or abuse can be reported by completing the following form: