State of Maryland


- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $36,676.00-$57,787.00 Yearly




A Fraud Investigator Law Department I is the intermediate level of professional investigative work in the areas of medicaid fraud and consumer protection. Work of this class involves no supervisory duties or responsibilities.

Employees receive moderate supervision from the Chief Investigator. Employees in this class may be required to work on weekends and holidays as needed. This class differs from the II level in that it handles investigations of minimal complexity.


Conducts routine investigations relating to cases of alleged or suspected violations of consumer laws and suspected fraud by providers of medical assistance and abuse of medicaid patients;

Interviews or interrogates all parties to such cases, including small business executives, officers and employees, doctors, lawyers, State representatives, private citizens, and other appropriate witnesses;

Locates physical or documentary evidence;

Develops leads and locates witnesses;

Conducts undercover surveillance;

Prepares charts and exhibits for trial;

Testifies in division or court proceedings;

Prepares and serves subpoenas or other necessary documents;

Uses cameras and photographic equipment to record evidence and documents;

Analyzes requests, complaints and allegations to identify the issue involved and the type of evidence that will be needed in each case;

Recognizes the need for prompt reporting of critical information to other offices and agencies as the exigencies of any given situation may require;

Presents findings in clear, logical, impartial and properly documented reports;

Assists attorneys in the drafting of briefs, statement of facts, Assurances of Discontinance, and depostions;

Makes recommendations as to whether a case should be prosecuted;

Maintains inventory of and chain of custody of records;

Performs other related duties.


Specific educational and experience requirements are set by the agency based on the essential job functions assigned to the position.


A Class Description provides information about the Nature of Work, Examples of Work and General Requirements for a classification in the Management Service or a classification in the Skilled or Professional Service in which all positions have been designated Special Appointments. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities; Minimum Education and Experience Requirements; Special Requirements; and recruitment and testing procedures are set by the using agency. Class descriptions broadly define groups of positions used by various State departments and agencies. Position descriptions maintained by the using department or agency specifically address the essential job functions of each position.

Date Established

Mar 1 2012 12:00AM

Approved By

Director, Division of Classification and Salary

CLASS: 005787; EST: 3/1/2012; REV: ;

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