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 in government.

Justice Geraldine S. Hines Diversity Fellowship for Lawyers

We are now accepting applications for the Justice Geraldine S. Hines Diversity Fellowship for Lawyers. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2021. 

The Justice Geraldine S. Hines Diversity Fellowship for Lawyers provides opportunities for motivated professionals who want to begin a career in public service as a lawyer and gain valuable experience while serving the people of the Commonwealth. We are seeking candidates whose diverse backgrounds and experiences will contribute to their work as a lawyer in the Office of the Inspector General (OIG). The legal fellowship is a two-year program. 

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Contact Us

Address

One Ashburton Place, Room 1311, Boston, MA 02108

Phone

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.

Online

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 30BHotline@mass.gov
MCPPO Classes and Trainings Inquiries MA-IGO-Training@mass.gov

Who We Serve

We serve the residents of Massachusetts, state and local governments, and those who work with the government by promoting transparency, efficiency and accountability in government.

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Upcoming Events

  • Contract Administration 

    Tuesday, October 26, 2021
    8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    This 1-day live online class will provide you with all the necessary tools to successfully and efficiently administer your jurisdiction’s contracts.
  • Public Contracting Overview Class 

    November 2, 3, 4, 2021, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
    This 3-day course will provide an overview of the legal requirements for public contracting by local governmental entities, districts and authorities.
  • MCPPO Designation Renewal Class 

    Monday, November 8, 2021 9 a.m. -
    Sunday, November 28, 2021 9 p.m.
    Monday, November 8, 2021 9 a.m. - Sunday, November 28, 2021 9 p.m.
    This class is for everyone who wants to retain their MCPPO designation.
  • Fraud Awareness Training 

    Tuesday, November 9, 2021
    10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    This 1-hour webinar focuses on techniques to detect fraud, waste and abuse.
  • Supplies and Services Contracting Online 

    November 29, 2021 - January 30, 2022
  • Real Property Transactions Under M.G.L. c. 30B 

    December 13, 2021 - January 16, 2022
    This 5-week self-paced class covers the statutes and procedures that apply to the acquisition and disposition of land and buildings by local governmental bodies.
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