Disclaimer Notice about Sending or Receiving Information via Email

The Commission is required to maintain confidentiality with respect to its receipt and regarding its review of complaints, and is specifically required to keep confidential the identities of complainants.  We urge anyone who wishes to file a complaint electronically to do so using his or hers home computer.  Use of a computer provided by an employer or others may not protect your, or the subject's, privacy.  Your employer, for example, may have a right to access the emails and other electronic information sent on the employer's computers or network.  The Ethics Commission will not be responsible for any breaches of confidentiality that occur in connection with information transmitted electronically or via email.

Please be advised that the Commission will not return any materials submitted in support of complaints.

File A Complaint Online

If you believe a public employee has violated the conflict of interest or financial disclosure law, you may file a complaint online using the form below.  Please provide as much information as possible.

You must provide your name, address, telephone number and email address or your complaint will not be accepted.  You must also update this information as long as your complaint is being reviewed.  All further written communication with you will be sent to either the home address or email address you provided unless you notify us of a change of address.

Anonymous complaints will not be accepted electronically.  If you wish to remain anonymous, please call, write or visit the Commission.

I. Your Information:


II. Person About Whom You Are Complaining:

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State County Municipal

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Please provide as much detail as possible, including how you learned about the possible violation.

The Commission does not acknowledge online complaints by email. If you would like an acknowledgment, an oral acknowledgment will be provided. You will need to call the Enforcement Division at 617-371-9500 and provide your name, telephone number, email address, date you submitted the complaint online and the name of the person about whom you are complaining.

When the Enforcement Division has completed its review of your complaint, you will be informed of that fact. If the Ethics Commission publicly resolves any of the allegations in your complaint, you will receive a copy of that resolution.