The Patrick-Murray Administration is committed in its efforts to safeguard the taxpayers' dollars against fraud, waste and abuse in public assistance programs. To insure that only those truly in need receive funding, we encourage the general public to report evidence of fraud, waste and abuse. The following chart will assist you in determining which agency hotline or website best suits your particular allegation.



Agency

Types of Fraud, Waste or Abuse

Hotline Number(s)

Website/Email

Inspector General Report any fraud, waste or abuse in the expenditure of public funds or programs involving the procurement of supplies, services or construction within the Commonwealth.1-800-322-1323MA_OIG@maoig.net
State Auditor

Audit Hotline for state agencies to report variances, shortages, or thefts of funds or property.

617-727-6200

www.mass.gov/sao/chapterform.htm

Infoline@sao.state.ma.us

Public Assistance Hotline to report any fraud or irregularities in Transitional Assistance, Food Stamps or medical payments, as well as child care benefits.1-800-372-8399
(1-800- FRAUD-99)

www.mass.gov/sao/chapterform.htm

Infoline@sao.state.ma.us

Attorney General Fair Labor Helpline - workers' rights1-617-727-3465ago@state.ma.us
Insurance Fraud Tip Line1-617-573-5330ago@state.ma.us
Insurance & Health Care Hotline1-888-830-6277ago@state.ma.us
Public Inquiry & Assistance Center Hotline
(Consumer Hotline)
1-617-727-8400ago@state.ma.us
Elder Hotline1-888-243-5337ago@state.ma.us
MassHealth Fraud Hotline for fraud, waste or abuse in any programs administered by MassHealth (LTC, PCA, etc.)1-877-437-2830www.mass.gov/masshealth
Public Health Public Health Fraud Hotline1-800-462-5540www.mass.gov/dph
Labor & Workforce Development Underground Economy Task Force-report workplace fraud and missclassification

1-877-965-2267
(1-877-96-LABOR)

www.mass.gov/dol/labortaskforce
Division of Unemployment Assistance1-800-354-9927uifraud@detma.org
Department of Industrial Accidents1-617-727-4900
(1-877-MASSAFE)
www.mass.gov/dia
Department of Revenue Tax Fraud Hotline1-800-792-5254
617-887-6780
www.mass.gov/dor
Public Employee Retirement Report a fraudulent disability retirement claim1-800-455-3266www.mass.gov/perac
US Housing and Urban Development OAG Hotline to report fraud, waste or abuse in HUD funded programs1-800-347-3735

hotline@hudoig.gov