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The State of Georgia Office of the Inspector General promotes transparency and accountability in state government. OIG diligently investigates fraud, waste, abuse, and corruption in the executive branch. We work to promote effective controls, improve agency policies and procedures, and identify opportunities for efficiency. We also provide statewide oversight of sexual harassment investigations.
Depending on the details of your matter, other investigative agencies may be a more appropriate resource for your complaint or inquiry.
Contact for complaints related to "food stamps", Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), child care facilities, and other GA DHS matters.
Contact for complaints related to Medicaid recipients, healthcare facilities, and other GA DCH matters.
Contact to report Medicaid provider fraud/abuse and patient abuse.
Contact for complaints related to Women, Infants and Children (WIC), HIV, Immunization, Emergency Preparedness, Epidemiology, Public Health Lab, Environmental Protection, Emergency Medical Services, and other GA DPH matters.
If you wish to report an allegation of fraud, waste, or abuse within the executive branch of the State of Georgia, you may file a complaint online using the "Report Fraud, Waste, or Abuse" form below. OIG investigates complaints regarding management and operations of state agencies within the executive branch of the State of Georgia.
Report Fraud, Waste, or Abuse
Additionally, OIG has been tasked with oversight of sexual harassment investigations within the executive branch of the State of Georgia. If you are a state employee and wish to report an instance of sexual harassment, you may file your complaint using the "Report Sexual Harassment" form below.
Report Sexual Harassment
Learn more about the office and details around filing a complaint.
The Office of the State Inspector General (OIG) has submitted to the Governor a summary of its recent efforts to combat unemployment insurance (UI) fraud within Georgia’s public workforce. As further detailed in the letter, by combining data obtained from the State Accounting Office (SAO) and the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Inspector General, OIG tentatively identified over 280 full-time state employees who erroneously received unemployment insurance (UI) payments in 2020 or 2021. These payments averaged $23,700 per employee and totaled over $6.7 million.
ATLANTA – Chase Latrice Elliot, 38, of Atlanta, Georgia, was indicted last week by a Fulton County grand jury of four counts of False Statements and five counts of Public Assistance Fraud. Each offense is punishable by one to five years of imprisonment.
ATLANTA – Former Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency counselor Karen C. Lyke (formerly known as Karen C. Gregory) has been sentenced to five years in prison for forging educational records and creating fake students with non-existent disabilities and illnesses in an elaborate, multi-year scheme to steal more than $1.3 million.
The Office of the State Inspector General has completed its FY 2022 annual report.
Interested in furthering your knowledge of forensic interviewing and fraud investigations? OIG, the International Association of Interviewers (IAI) and Kennesaw State University has teamed up to provide a five module certificate program for both college students as well as post graduate working professionals.
To help stop fraud before it occurs, we offer anti-fraud training to state government agencies.