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Welcome to the Inspector General's Office.

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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."

View the Occupational Fraud, Waste and Abuse section

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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02-23-11 - 10-211 - Final Investigation Report - Fire Time Changes - Albuquerque Fire Department

The Office of Internal Audit (OIA) conducted an investigation concerning possible unauthorized changes to time records in the TeleStaff scheduling system (TeleStaff) maintained by the Albuquerque Fire Department (AFD).

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12-15-10 - 10-205 - Final Investigation Report - Payroll Irregularities - Department of Finance and Administrative Services

The Office of Internal Audit and Investigations (OIAI) conducted an investigation concerning possible undocumented and/or unauthorized changes made in the payroll system.

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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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