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This resource is being maintained for historical purposes only and is not currently applicable.

Referral of Fraud Cases

AwardYear: 1998 - 1999
ChapterNumber: 4
ChapterTitle: Overpayments, Overawards, Referrals, and Suspected Fraud
Section: Referral of Fraud Cases
PageNumber: 1


If you suspect an applicant, employee, or other individual has misreported information and/or altered documentation to increase his or her student aid eligibility to fraudulently obtain federal funds, you should report your suspicions (and provide any evidence) to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) or to local law enforcement officials. Telephone numbers for the eight regional offices of the Inspector General are listed below:

Boston, MA (617) 223-9301
New York, NY (212) 264-4104
Philadelphia, PA (215) 596-1021
Atlanta, GA (404) 331-2087
Chicago, IL (312) 353-7891
Dallas, TX (214) 880-3031
Denver, CO (303) 844-4517
San Francisco, CA (415) 556-6726

OIG HOTLINE 1-800-MISUSED

Last Modified: 02/25/1999