Report Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

The City of Los Angeles, Office of the Controller, operates a confidential hotline for City employees, contractors, citizens and other interested parties to report fraud, waste and abuse affecting City resources. The City has contracted with an independent company (NAVEX Global) whose trained intake specialists will receive all calls and web-based reports. You may remain anonymous.

You may visit to report an issue or call 1-866-428-1514 toll free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

What to Report

  •   Theft of City resources (e.g., cash, equipment, supplies or materials)
  •   Record falsification
  •   Payroll fraud or time abuse
  •   Kickbacks or bribes
  •   Intentional misuse of City equipment or property
  •   Contractor fraud
  •   Gross mismanagement of resources, including careless expenditures
  •   Gross disregard of policy and procedural controls

Additional City Contacts:

  •   General City Services, information & complaints 3-1-1 or (213) 473-3231
  •   Non-Emergency Police Service (877) ASK- LAPD
  •   City Campaign and Ethics Violations (800) 824-4825
  •   Workers Compensation Fraud (877) 742-5352

Other Non-City Hotlines or agencies to report: