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Confidential Public Fraud, Waste and Abuse Reporting Hotline 

Contact the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) with information regarding suspected fraud, waste or abuse in the use of public funds and public property in Massachusetts. Your confidential tips make a difference. You can help improve government.

Welcome to the Office of the Inspector General 

The Massachusetts Office of the Inspector General (OIG) promotes good government. We are committed to collaboration at all levels of government to achieve this mission for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


The Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO) Program provides training for public employees to promote good government. Through the program you can earn an MCPPO certification.

Work for the OIG 

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) hires talented individuals with the commitment, integrity and skills that will help us fulfill our mission of preventing and addressing the misuse of public funds and public property.

Get help from the OIG with public procurement questions  

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has a Chapter 30B team trained in public procurement that can advise you on interpreting, analyzing and applying the provisions of Chapter 30B of the Massachusetts General Laws.

OIG Bulletins, Guides, Advisories and Forms 

The Inspector General issues guides, advisories and forms to assist government employees and other stakeholders to operate effectively and efficiently.

Download OIG Public Purchasing and Public Construction Manuals  

The Designing and Constructing Public Facilities Manual contains requirements and recommendations for awarding construction project contracts. The Chapter 30B Manual contains information about procurement requirements and recommendations.

Find Resources for Public Design and Construction Projects 

The Office works with various stakeholders to establish best practices for public design and construction projects.

OIG Reports and Recommendations  

After conducting an investigation, review or audit, the OIG may issue a letter or report detailing its findings and recommending reforms to prevent future problems.