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.

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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 

    March 7, 8, 9, 2023, 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.
  • Design and Construction Contracting Class (Blended Webinar) 

    Part 1: February 13 - March 19 (Self-paced), Part 2: June 13, 2023 (one-day live webinar)
    This blended class is tailored to public employees involved in the design and construction of public buildings and public works.
  • Spotlight on Schools Online Class 

    February 14, 2023, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    This 3-part online class will focus on specialized issues and challenges confronting school officials and staff.
  • Fraud Awareness Training - Webinar 

    February 15, 2023, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    This 1-hour webinar focuses on techniques to detect fraud, waste and abuse.
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