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National Archives and Records Administration OIG

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What to Report to the OIG Hotline: 

If you know about waste, fraud, abuse, misconduct, or whistleblower reprisal relating to a National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) employee, program, contract, or grant, report it to the NARA OIG Hotline. This includes thefts of records or other holdings from NARA.

The NARA OIG has jurisdiction over disclosures involving NARA employees, programs, contracts, and grants. The NARA OIG also has jurisdiction to investigate allegations of whistleblower retaliation involving employees of NARA contractors, subcontractors, grantees, and subgrantees; and NARA employees who believe their security clearance or access to classified information has been taken in retaliation for whistleblowing. More information on whistleblowing can be found at

What Not to report to the OIG Hotline : 

The following matters are NOT generally investigated by the NARA OIG:
- 911 emergencies
- Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) complaints (for such matters, please refer to the NARA EEO Office)
- Customer service issues concerning NARA's handling of requests for records
- Issues involving Federal records which have not yet been transferred to NARA
- State and local government records matters