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Report Fraud

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

The following  Fraud Report Form is ONLY for cases involving Providence Housing Authority (PHA) tenants, landlords, or applicants. Any reports of fraud involvement with any organizations other than the PHA cannot be processed.

To report fraud please fill out the  following form or contact Inspector Daniel Murphy at 401-709-2219 or danielm@pha-providence.com

You may remain anonymous, HOWEVER, we prefer to speak to you because you may have more important information than you thought to share.  Please leave your phone number.  Also, please give us as much information about the case and individuals involved so that we may conduct a thorough investigation.  

Important information  that helps uncover fraud :

  • Name(s) of the person/persons  committing fraud
  • Address  where fraud is being committed
  • Important and relevant information about the case  

Fraud Cases Already Prosecuted by the PHA

Owner Living with Tenant

Each Person was charged with two FELONIES

A total payment of $15,600 must be paid through the court

Tenant Working Full Time and Claiming Only a Part Time Job

Individual was charged with a FELONY

A total of $77,000 must be paid to the US Department of Justice

Tenant Signed a Declaration of No Income While Working Full Time

Individual was charged in Federal Civil Court

Must pay a court penalty of $13,000

Tenant Signed a Declaration of No Income While Owning a Business

Individual was charged with a FELONLY and a MISDEMEANOR

A total payment of $11,061 must be paid to the court

Tenant Occupying Unit When Unit Wasn’t Primarily Residence

Individual Lied about family composition; Charged with a FELONY and MISDEMEANOR

A total payment of $50,000 must be paid

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