Report DOA Fraud, Waste & Abuse

You can reduce and prevent fraud in our state government. Tips and complaints are the most common way that investigators find fraud. Tips may be reported anonymously or an individual may also include their name and contact information.

What incidents should I report? 

These are examples of fraud, waste, and abuse that you should report now.

  • Suspected theft or misuse of State property
  • Overcharging for products and services purchased at a lower rate
  • Billing for services never rendered
  • Double-billing, or charging more than once for the same service
  • Intentional misuse of funds for other purposes
  • Conflicts of interest and ethics violations
  • Falsification of official documents (timesheets, leave reports, etc.)
  • Any other suspected fraud, waste, or abuse of State resources

How to report fraud, waste & abuse

Contact the Fraud Hotline if you suspect fraud, waste, or abuse. 

  • Submit a tip now through the webform below (fast & easy!)
  • Email your tip to
  • Call our hotline at 984-236-0015
  • Mail your tip letter to:   
    NCDOA Audit Services Division   
    1301 Mail Service Center   
    Raleigh, NC 27699-1301

What information should I provide?

The web form below is the easiest way to report your tip of fraud, waste, or abuse. Just scroll down and complete the questions below. 

If you email or mail your tip, then please include all relevant details we will need to investigate. For example you should include: 

  • Who — the identity of the person, company, or organization; 
  • What — a description of the fraud, waste, or abuse that happened; 
  • Where — which agency, programs, or individuals were affected; 
  • When — dates these incidents happened; 
  • How — how did you learn about these events; 
  • More Info — Please identity any potential witnesses. Please list the name and location of any supporting documents and information   

File a report now