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"It is the use of one's occupation for personal enrichment through the deliberate misuse or misapplication of the employing organization's resources or assets."
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.
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.
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.
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).
We have conducted an investigation concerning possible timecard fraud at the City of Albuquerque Aviation Department (AD or department). This investigation was predicated upon an anonymous telephone call by an individual claiming employees of the department’s finance division were falsifying hours worked on their time sheets.
The Office of Internal Audit and Investigations (OIAI) conducted an investigation concerning possible employee involvement in the theft of two vehicles owned by the City of Albuquerque Solid Waste Management Department (SWMD).