Report Allegations of Fraud, Waste or Abuse Related to TPWD

Fraud, waste, and abuse in state agencies affect all Texans by increasing the cost of government and using tax dollars to offset losses from the illegal activities. The TPWD takes allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse seriously and will investigate all allegations.

Contact Us

If you are aware of, or suspect, any fraud, waste or abuse related to TPWD operations, please report it to TPWD Internal Affairs immediately.

Online reporting form: PWD-185
By phone: (512) 389-4521

Please provide specific detailed information in order to enable us to investigate the matter thoroughly. You can choose to remain anonymous, but it is helpful if you provide contact information in case there are follow-up questions.

Reporting to the Texas State Auditor's Office (SAO)

You may also report allegations of fraud, waste, and abuse to the SAO by the following methods: By phone: SAO Hotline 1-800-TX-AUDIT (892-8348)

By Internet: https://sao.fraud.state.tx.us/hotline.aspx

By Mail:
State Auditor's Office
Attn: SIU
P.O. Box 12067
Austin, TX 78711


Additional information regarding the reporting of Fraud, Waste, or Abuse can be found at the State Auditor's Office website https://sao.fraud.state.tx.us

Click here to read the letter from the State Auditor's Office to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.


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