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Report Suspected WIC Fraud and Abuse

If you think someone is abusing or committing fraud against the Maryland WIC Program, you can let WIC know.
Some examples of fraud and abuse include:
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Participants who:
  • Sell or give away eWIC benefits.
  • Sell or give away formula or foods purchased with eWIC benefits.
  • Lie about income or family size when applying for WIC.
  • Buy non-WIC food with eWIC benefits.
  • Trade eWIC benefits for other items or cash.
Vendors who:
  • Buy eWIC benefits for cash.
  • Accept eWIC benefits for non-wic food.
  • Accept eWIC benefits for payment for past purchases.
  • Accept eWIC benefits for credit.
  • Are not WIC authorized but accept eWIC benefits anyway.
  • Overcharge for WIC food.
How to contact WIC
You can tell WIC about someone you know or suspect of Program abuse by:
  1. Calling the Toll Free Maryland WIC Hotline at 1-800-242-4942. The operator will transfer you to WIC customer service, available Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. You do not have to give your name.
  2. Printing the Maryland WIC Program Fraud and Abuse form ​ and:

a. Mailing it to:

Maryland WIC Program
201 West Preston Street, 1st Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

b. Faxing to the Maryland WIC Program at 410-333-5683.

Remember, you do not have to give us your name. Thank you for helping us to identify fraud and abuse in the Maryland WIC Program!

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