Report public benefit fraud

Public benefit fraud weakens our state's social safety net. Report suspected fraud to our investigators.

Bureau of Special Investigations Contact Information

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The Details

What you need

The Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump's Bureau of Special Investigations uses tips from the public to identify potential fraud in our public benefit programs. 

Using the methods below, please provide as many details as possible about the alleged public benefit fraud, including:

  • the name and address of the individual suspected of committing the fraud;
  • any potential aliases of the individual suspected of committing fraud;
  • the details of the suspected fraud
  • your relationship with the individual suspected of committing the fraud; and
  • any additional information that may help our investigators.

All information is accepted in confidence, and promptly reviewed upon receipt. 

Please note, in order to maintain the integrity of our investigations, we are unable to provide updates on ongoing or potential investigations that result from tips we receive.

How to report

This form is the best way to report suspected public benefit fraud

However, you can also report suspected fraud via email at infoline@sao.state.ma.us

This form is the best way to report suspected public benefit fraud

However, you can also report suspected fraud by calling (617) 727-6771 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Outside of these hours, dial extension 500 to leave a message.

Contact

Address

Bureau of Special Investigations
One Ashburton Place, Room 1103, Boston, MA 02108

Phone

Fax

Fax (617) 727-2567

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