Q & A Session – Reporting Sick Leave Fraud


Ask the Lawyer received the following question (paraphrased for easier reading and clarity) from a reader on a legal matter that might be of interest to the entire audience.


How do I anonymously and safely report a fellow employee for suspected sick leave/continuation of pay fraud?


You can file an anonymous complaint online with the U.S.P.S. OIG Investigations Hotline, which receives information from employees, customers and the general public for reporting fraud, waste, and misconduct. To file anonymously, visit: https://www.uspsoig.gov/hotlinenewforms.cfm.

Another option to report suspected fraud or violations relating to any DOL program is through the DOL OIG Hotline at hotline@oig.dol.gov or 1-800-347-3756.

Bill Bransford is managing partner of Shaw, Bransford & Roth, PC.

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