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How to Report Fraud

If you suspect fraud, waste, or abuse in the crop insurance program, please call or write the USDA's Office of Inspector General (OIG).

Call

  • The toll-free hot line at 1-800-424-9121. The hot line is staffed between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm (Eastern time). Employees or members of the public may speak with a hotline analyst during these hours. The local number is 202-690-1622 or 202-690-1202 (TDD).
  • The hot line no longer uses a voice recorder to take calls. Callers who dial in outside of business hours are instructed to call back between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm (Eastern time).

Write

  • USDA's Office of Inspector General (OIG)
    P.O. Box 23399
    Washington, DC 20026

E-mail

Fax

  • 202-690-2474

As with any report of suspected or alleged wrongdoing or misconduct, please provide as much information and detail as possible. If you write and sign your name, please indicate if you wish to remain confidential.