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Report Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) maintains a hotline to report allegations of fraud, waste, abuse or mismanagement in U.S. DOT programs or operations.

Before submitting a complaint, review the OIG Hotline webpage to ensure that your concerns are appropriate for an OIG inquiry. Visit U.S. DOT's OIG for more information.

The OIG Hotline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is operated by a third party contractor. The OIG Hotline must expeditiously forward all safety-related complaints to U.S. DOT's safety regulatory agencies.

Allegations may be reported by U.S. DOT employees, contractors, or the general public. To report an allegation of SBIR waste, fraud, and abuse at the U.S. DOT use one of the following methods:


Visit the Small Business Administration's SBIR website for a list of SBIR/STTR Fraud, Waste & Abuse Convictions.

Last updated: Wednesday, October 18, 2017