Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is an independent agency that prevents and detects fraud, waste and abuse of public funds and public property and promotes transparency and efficiency in government. We serve the residents of Massachusetts, state and local governments, and those who work with the government.

The OIG's MCPPO Program Celebrates 25 Years

In 2022, the MCPPO program proudly celebrates 25 years of education and outreach as part of the Office of the Inspector General's mission to prevent fraud, waste and abuse in the use of public funds and promote transparency and efficiency in government. Learn more.

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Contact Us


One Ashburton Place, Room 1311, Boston, MA 02108


Main Office (617) 727-9140

Open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., M-F

Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline (800) 322-1323

24-hour Confidential Reporting

Chapter 30B Assistance Hotline (617) 722-8838

Available 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., M-F

MassDOT Fraud Hotline (855) 963-2580

24-hour Confidential Reporting

MCPPO Classes and Training Inquiries (617) 722-8884
Media Inquiries (617) 722-8822

Let us know which language you will need when first contacting us.


Report fraud, waste or abuse of government funds or property to the OIG OIG Confidential Online Fraud Reporting Form  
Report fraud, waste or abuse of government funds or property related to public transportation OIG Confidential Online Reporting Form for Fraud Related to Public Transportation 
Chapter 30B Technical Assistance Form Chapter 30B Technical Assistance Form 
Chapter 30B Assistance Hotline Email
MCPPO Classes and Trainings Inquiries

Upcoming Events

  • Public Contracting Overview - Online Class 

    October 11, 12, 13, 2022, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    This 3-day course will provide an overview of the legal requirements for public contracting by local governmental entities, districts and authorities.
  • Public Building Project Procurement and Oversight Basics 

    October 14, 2022, 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
    This 3-hour training provides a broad overview for public officials, public board and committee members, and private contractors interested in a brief introduction to MA public construction procurement, project oversight requirements and best practices.
  • MCPPO Designation Renewal (Blended Class) 

    Part 1: October 17 - November 6, 2022 (self-paced); Part 2: December 15, 2022 (one-day live webinar)
    This class is for everyone who wants to retain their MCPPO designation.
  • School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers Certification 

    October 19, 20, 26, 27, 2022, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
    This 4-day class meets the Massachusetts School Building Authority’s (MSBA) regulations, which require designers and owner’s project managers on public school projects to receive MCPPO training and certification.
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