Program Integrity (Fraud)

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The Program Integrity Investigator’s job is to detect, prevent, pursue and prosecute fraud and the misuse of benefits in all Economic Services Programs.  The Investigator will perform in-depth evaluation of potential investigations and develop investigations that involve monetary losses, sensitive issues, and seek reimbursement for overissuance/overpayments.

Fraud is defined as:

  • Intentional deception or misrepresentation made by a person with the knowledge that the deception could result in some unauthorized benefit to himself or some other person.
  • Includes any act that constitutes fraud under applicable Federal or State law.

To report suspected fraud:


Carolyn Trappiel
Granville County Department of Social Services
410 West Spring Street
Oxford, NC 27565
Phone: (919) 603-3356

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