Report Fraud, Waste, and Abuse
Fraud– An intentional deception that violates a law or the public trust for personal benefit or the benefit of others.
Waste – Behavior involving the extravagant, careless, or needless use of government funds, property, and/or personnel.
Abuse – Behavior involving the use of government funds or property that a prudent person would not consider reasonable and necessary business practice given the facts and circumstances.
If you observe an agency director or employee engaging in any activity which you consider to be illegal, improper, or wasteful, please make a report online by clicking the link above or call the State Comptroller’s Toll-Free Hotline:
Calls and online submissions to the hotline should concern allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse. Substantive notifications may concern a wide range of entities, including municipalities, counties, and state agencies and departments. In the event of non-substantive notifications, such as requests for assistance or information, the reporting party may be referred to the appropriate agency or department for assistance.