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 OIG helps prevent and address fraud, waste and abuse in government spending. We carry out investigations at all levels of government and review programs and practices to find areas for improvement. We also provide guidance and educational training on public purchasing, fraud prevention, and other topics designed to help state and local governments to operate effectively and efficiently.

Jeffrey Shapiro Appointed New Inspector General

Shapiro replaces former Inspector General Glenn Cunha, who served two five-year terms from 2012 until 2022.

Contact Information


One Ashburton Place, Room 1311, Boston, MA 02108

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.

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