Anyone can report fraud, waste, or abuse. Persons or entities reporting fraud to the State Auditor’s Office (SAO) do not have to establish probable cause and/or have a suspect.
The SAO investigates allegations of misuse and/or illegal acts involving state resources. This includes funds provided by the State of Texas to aid victims of a disaster.
To report fraud, waste, or abuse occurring at a Texas state agency, college, or university call the SAO Hotline at 1-800-TX-AUDIT (892-8348) OR visit the State Auditor’s website and use their online form to report fraud, waste, or abuse. Reports of fraud, waste, or abuse may also be mailed to:
State Auditor’s Office
P.O. Box 12067
Austin, TX 78711-2067.
Persons who report fraud may choose to remain anonymous.