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OIG Hotline

The Office of the Inspector General at NRC established the Hotline program to provide the NRC employee, other government employee, licensee/utility employee, contractor, and the public with a confidential means of reporting incidences of suspicious activity to the OIG concerning fraud, waste, abuse, and employee or management misconduct. Mismanagement of agency programs or danger to public health and safety may also be reported through the Hotline.

It is not our policy to attempt to identify people contacting the Hotline. People may contact the OIG by telephone, through the online form below, or by mail. You may provide your name, address, or phone number, if you wish.

What should be reported?

  • Contract and Procurement Irregularities
  • Abuse of Authority
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Misuse of Government Credit Card
  • Theft and Misuse of Property
  • Time and Attendance Abuse
  • Travel Fraud
  • Misuse of Information Technology Resources
  • Misconduct
  • Program Mismanagement

Complaints Containing Classified or Safeguards Information

The OIG may receive complaints relating to classified or safeguards information.  However, classified and safeguards information may not be submitted via the OIG hotline.  If you wish to report suspected waste, fraud, abuse or misconduct that relates to classified or safeguards information, please contact the Hotline via telephone (1-800-233-3497) so that arrangements can be made for secure transmission.  Do not include classified or safeguards information when you contact the Hotline.

If you would like to know more about using the Hotline, see Frequently Asked Questions About the OIG Hotline.