Reporting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse
Individuals should report to the OIG any:
- Conduct on the part of an agency employee that may be a
violation of law, regulation, policy, or rules
- Fraudulent or other criminal or illegal activity on the
part of any individual or entity contracting with or receiving a
benefit from the agency
- Abuse of authority or a substantial and specific danger to
the public health and safety
- Gross waste of funds
You may report fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, or
misconduct involving FMC programs, employees or contractors in the
space provided below, by calling the OIG Hotline at 202-523-5865, or
by U.S. mail at:
Federal Maritime Commission, Office of Inspector General, 800
North Capitol St., NW, Washington, DC 20573.
The OIG does not exercise program operating responsibility.
Day-to-day operational issues concerning FMC programs and operations
are normally addressed by agency management without OIG involvement.
However, individuals should report evidence of significant waste,
abuse, or mismanagement to the OIG.
ConfidentialityYou may request that your identity remain confidential. In
this case, the OIG will not release your name without your prior
consent unless we determine that such disclosure is
Individuals may choose to make an anonymous complaint.
However, anonymous complaints can limit our ability to investigate
the complaint fully as we are generally unable to contact you for
clarification or to follow-up on the information you