CPSC's Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigates reports of waste, fraud,and mismanagement.
The OIG is responsible for
- conducting audits and investigations;
- reviewing legislation;
- recommending policies to promote efficiency and effectiveness; and
- preventing and detecting fraud, waste, and abuse in the operations of the agency.
The Inspector General (IG) is also responsible for keeping the CPSC Chairman and Congress informed of problems or deficiencies in CPSC programs and operations. CPSC's Inspector General is selected by the CPSC Chairman and reports directly to the Chairman.
There are three ways to contact CPSC's OIG to report an act you believe to be wasteful or fraudulent:
Call (301) 504-7906
Fraud can also be reported using the General Accounting Office's Fraudnet website.
Government employees and employees of federal contractors are protected from reprisal. Your identity will held in confidence, unless the Inspector General determines the disclosure to be unavoidable.
You can also use our general contact form to send an e-mail the OIG.