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Welcome to the Inspector General's Office.

Reporting fraud, waste and abuse is the right thing to do!

We strive to promote a culture of integrity, accountability, and transparency throughout the City of Albuquerque in order to safeguard and preserve the public trust.

The Office of Inspector General will accomplish this mission by preventing, detecting, deterring and investigating fraud, waste and abuse, and promoting the efficiency and effectiveness in the programs and operations of the City of Albuquerque

What to Know

Learn more about fraud.

What is a Fraud?

Any knowing deception designed to unlawfully deprive a governmental agency of something of value or to secure a benefit, privilege, allowance, or consideration to which an individual is not entitled. Such practice include, but are not limited to offer, payment, or acceptance of bribes or gratuities; making false statements; submitting false claims; falsifying records; arranging for secret profits, kickbacks, or commissions; and conspiring to use any of these devices. The term also includes conflict of interest cases and criminal activity.

What is Waste?

The extravagant, careless, or needless expenditure of Government funds, or the consumption of government property that results from deficient practices, systems, controls, or decisions.

What is Abuse?

The intentional or improper use of Governmental resources, such as; misuse of position and authority, or the misuse of tools, vehicles, or office equipment.

Latest Reports

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10-07-10 - 11-203 - Final Investigation Report - Aviation P-Cards - Aviation Department

The Office of Internal Audit and Investigations (“OIAI”) conducted an investigation concerning an allegation of possible misuse of Purchase-cards (“P-Card”) at the City of Albuquerque (“City”) Aviation Department (“AD” or “Department”).

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10-06-10 - 09-208 - Final Investigation Report - Albuquerque Recovery Program - Department of Family and Community Services

The Office of Internal Audit and Investigations (OIAI) conducted an investigation concerning allegations of misuse of City of Albuquerque (City) property and possible time card violations at the Albuquerque Recovery Program (ARP), a program within the Department of Family and Community Services (DFCS).

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06-30-10 - 09-205 - Final Investigative Report - Sunport Santa Event - Aviation Department

The Office of Internal Audit and Investigations (“OIAI”) conducted an investigation concerning an allegation of possible misappropriation of cash assets at the City of Albuquerque Aviation Department (“AD” or “Department”). This investigation was predicated upon a call to OIAI.

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04-16-10 - 09-203 - Final Investigative Report - Salvage Property - Traffic Engineering Division - Department of Municipal Development

The Office of Internal Audit and Investigations (OIAI) conducted an investigation concerning possible misappropriation of assets of the City of Albuquerque, Department of Municipal Development (DMD), Traffic Engineering Division.

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10-05-09 - 09-204 - Final Investigation Report - Contribution Verification - Office of the City Clerk

The Office of Internal Audit and Investigations conducted an investigation concerning the validation process of qualifying contribution receipts for applicant candidates running for election and an allegation of possible sabotage of receipt verifications by co-worker(s) towards an employee of the Legal Department (Legal), Office of the City Clerk (City Clerk).

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