Other Hotlines

A number of agencies operate fraud hotlines specific to their operations and programs they administer. Although the Office of Legislative Audits welcomes all referrals of allegations of fraud or abuse in State government, allegations related to certain types of fraud may also be referred directly to the responsible agency’s fraud hotline.


Medicaid Benefits
Maryland Department of Health - Office of the Inspector General


Welfare Benefits, including Food Stamps, and Child Support Enforcement Issues
Maryland Department of Human Services - Office of the Inspector General


Unemployment Insurance Fraud
Maryland Department of Labor


Consumer Insurance Fraud Activities
Maryland Insurance Administration


Housing Assistance Fraud Activities
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


Tax Fraud and Scams
Internal Revenue Service


Identity Theft
Maryland Office of the Attorney General - Identity Theft Unit


Local School System Fraud Activities

Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Education



Allegations of fraud involving federal funds may also be reported directly to the United States Government Accountability Office at 1-800-424-5454 or to the federal Office of the Inspector General (OIG) assigned to the specific program.