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We prevent and detect fraud and abuse and promote efficiency and effectiveness of the programs and operations of the City of New Orleans.

Fraud Reporting Options

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the City of New Orleans encourages citizens, employees, contractors, and others to report waste, fraud, and abuse involving any individual, partnership, corporation, or organization involved in any financial capacity or official capacity with city government to the OIG (City Code, Sec. 2-1120). To submit a complaint to the OIG, please complete this form:

In some cases, agencies other than the OIG are better suited to investigate these complaints. The following list is intended to provide citizens with information about whom to contact with complaints involving matters outside of the OIG's jurisdiction.

 

Complaint Type Agency Website/Contact Info

Crime

(Non-emergency)

New Orleans Police Department

NOPD Crescent

 www.nola.gov/nopd

 (504) 821-2222

Charity Scams

 Federal Trade Commission

FTC Logo

 www.ftc.gov

 

Consumer Disputes

Louisiana Office of the Attorney General

La AG Logo 

 www.ag.state.la.us

 

Contractor Fraud

Louisiana Licensing Board for Contractors

LSLBC Logo

 www.lslbc.louisiana.gov

 

Elderly Abuse

Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals

DHH Logo

 www.dhh.louisiana.gov

 1-866-758-5035

Housing Fraud

Housing Authority of New Orleans

HANO Logo

 www.hano.org/home.aspx

 (504) 670-3395

Identity Theft

Federal Trade Commission

FTC Logo

 www.ftc.gov

 

Insurance Fraud

Louisiana Department of Insurance

LA Insurance Logo

File a complaint: 

https://www.ldi.la.gov/onlineservices/ConsumerComplaintForm

Report insurance fraud: 

https://www.ldi.la.gov/consumers/insurance-fraud/report-insurance-fraud

Internet Fraud

Internet Crime Complaint Center

IC3 Logo

 www.ic3.gov

 

Judicial Misconduct

Louisiana Supreme Court

LASC logo

 www.lasc.org

 (504) 568-8299

Lawyer Complaints

Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board

LADB logo

 www.ladb.org

 

Mail Fraud

United States Postal Inspection Service

Postal Inspection Service Logo

 https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov

 1-800-275-8777

Mail Theft

United States Postal Service

Office of Inspector General

USP OIG logo

https://www.uspsoig.gov/form/file-online-complaint

 

Medicaid Fraud

Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals

DHH Logo

 www.dhh.state.la.us

 1-800-488-2917 (Provider fraud)

 1-888-342-6207 (Recipient fraud)

Medicare Fraud

HHS Office of Inspector General

HHS OIG logo

 www.oig.hhs.gov/fraud

 1-800-MEDICARE

Police Misconduct

Public Integrity Bureau New Orleans Police Department

NOPD Crescent

(504) 658-6800

https://www.nola.gov/nopd/about-us/bureaus/public-integrity/

Located in: Financial Planning Center

Address: 1340 Poydras St Suite 1900, New Orleans, LA 70112
Police Misconduct

New Orleans Independent Police Monitor

(504) 309-9799

https://nolaipm.gov/

Address: 2714 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119
Public Housing Fraud

HUD Office of Inspector General

HUD OIG logo

 www.hudoig.gov/report-fraud

 1-800-347-3735

Sewage and Water Board Complaints

New Orleans Sewage and Water Board

SWBNO Logo

https://www.swbno.org/About/ContactUs

1-833-800-0040

Social Security Fraud

United States Social Security Administration

SSA Logo

Report Social Security Scams: https://secure.ssa.gov/ipff/home

Report other Fraud, Waste, and Abuse: https://secure.ssa.gov/pfrf/home

Telephone: 1-800-269-0271 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays