How To Report Fraud and Abuse
If you suspect fraud, waste, or abuse in the crop insurance program, please call
or write the USDA's Office of Inspector General (OIG):
toll-free hot line at 1-800-424-9121. The hot line is staffed
between the hours of 9:00 am and 3:00 pm (Eastern time). Employees or
members of the public may speak with a hotline analyst during these
hours. The local number is 202-690-1622 or 202-690-1202 (TDD).
- The hot line no longer uses a voice recorder to take calls. Callers
who dial in outside of business hours are instructed to call back between
9:00 am and 3:00 pm (Eastern time).
- USDA's Office of Inspector General (OIG)
P.O. Box 23399
Washington, DC 20026
As with any report of suspected or alleged wrongdoing or
misconduct, please provide as much information and detail as possible. If you
write and sign your name, please indicate if you wish to remain confidential.