To Report Suspected Fraud, Waste or Abuse:
|By Phone:||1.800.678.8868 or 202.295.1670
Please note: For normal business and personal calls please use the direct numbers listed in the OIG Staff Directory.
|By Mail:||PO Box 3699
Washington DC 20027-0199
|Online:||Submit using OIG LSC Hotline Form.
Form provides for anonymous submission.
Please note: When you select "Submit using OIG LSC Hotline Form", you will receive a security certificate message. You will have to select "continue to the website option (not recommended)" to submit your form.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Office of Inspector General Hotline accepts tips and complaints from all sources about issues of fraud, waste, abuse and mismanagement affecting programs that receive funding from the Legal Services Corporation. The following information is provided to help you determine if an issue should be reported to the Hotline and if so, how to file your complaint:
What is Fraud, Waste, Abuse and Mismanagement?
Fraud: Involves a scheme or actions taken to steal money, services or something of value.
Waste: Misuse of taxpayer funds at the expense of program operations.
Abuse: Behavior that is improper or the misuse of authority or position to circumvent policies and regulations.
Mismanagement: Lack of giving direction or oversight to program managers and employees that can lead to lapse that can result in fraud, waste and abuse.