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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

 

 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

 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

 Public Housing Fraud

HUD Office of Inspector General

HUD OIG logo

 www.hudoig.gov/report-fraud

 1-800-347-3735