The purpose of the Government Accountability Office's FraudNET is to facilitate the reporting of allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, or mismanagement of federal funds.

If you want to report such allegations, you may do so by filling out a FraudNET Form or by using one of these other methods:

  • Send allegations via e-mail to
  • Call 1-800-424-5454 (automated answering system)
  • Send a fax to FraudNet at 202-512-3086
  • Write to:
    GAO FraudNET
    441 G Street NW Mail Stop 4T21
    Washington, D.C. 20548

A FraudNET Form requires a web browser that supports forms, HTML 3.0 tables and 128 bit encryption.

In all cases, please provide as much detail as possible concerning the who, when, where, what, how and how much. You do not need to provide your name. The information you submit will be entered over a secure connection. All information submitted is safeguarded against unauthorized disclosure.

Privacy: We use Secure Sockets layer (SSL) and GPG (GNU Privacy Guard) encryption to protect the transmission of the information you submit. Please read FraudNet's Confidentiality Policy.