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Reporting Fraud, Waste or Abuse

Reporting of Fraud, Waste or Abuse of State Resources

All allegations of fraud, waste and abuse are treated seriously and reviewed to the extent allowed by the quality of the information provided and evidence available.

There are two means available for reporting observations of this nature:

  • Contacting the Office of Internal Audit at 434.395.2283 or
  • Through the Office of the State Inspector General (OSIG). A toll free telephone number 1.800.723.1615 is available for anyone to anonymously report suspected fraud, waste or abuse of Commonwealth resources. The hotline number is available Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

The identity of the individual conveying the information remains confidential in any of the above cases.


Internal Audit encourages individuals with information pertaining to potential fraud, waste or abuse to contact either their supervisor or the Internal Audit Department.

Direct reporting enhances the ability of the reporting individual to assist the Internal Audit Department in gathering the evidence necessary to substantiate the claim and to initiate corrective action.

For more information, please consult the university's Policy 1303: Reporting Fraud to the Auditor.