Fraud Hotline

It is important for citizens to partner with the government to prevent waste, fraud and abuse. All District of Columbia employees must act as guardians of taxpayer resources. Contact the Fraud Hotline, if you suspect that taxpayer resources are being misused. Together we can protect the resources of the District of Columbia.

Contact the Fraud Hotline if:

  • Payment invoices were submitted for non-work related goods and services;
  • District of Columbia property was stolen;
  • Inaccurate payroll or timekeeping reports were submitted;
  • Reimbursements were made for expenses that did not exist;
  • A District of Columbia check was fraudulently altered or stolen;
  • Payments were taken for free District services like trash collection or accepting payments for parking tickets;
  • A portion of a fee paid for a permit or license was stolen;
  • A District vehicle was used to run personal errands;
  • Computer fraud or information theft;
  • Receipt of a bribe, kickback or illegal gratuity;
  • Bid-fixing;
  • A bogus sale was recorded;
  • Auditing or accounting irregularities; and
  • If something just doesn’t look right.

What should I include in my complaint?

Whether you call, email, or submit your information through the website, provide as much detail as possible about the fraud, waste or abuse. Include: who, what, when, where, how, dates, names, location, amounts, and witnesses. Also, provide any documentation to support your complaint.

How do I submit a complaint

  • Submit an electronic form (below)
  • Send an email to complaints.odca@dc.gov
  • Contact the Office of the District of Columbia Auditor:

       717 14th Street, N.W.
       Suite 900
       Washington, D.C. 20005
       202-727-3600(P)
       202-727-0427(confidential fax)