How to Report Fraud in Alabama

To report fraud or a scam in the state of Alabama, start with the Attorney General, Better Business Bureau or contact the local municipal, state or Federal regulators most likely to have answers to your questions.

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General: Troy King

Mailing Address:

Alabama State House

11 South Union Street, Third Floor

Montgomery, AL 36130

Phone: Consumer Hot Line – 1-800-392-5658 or 334-242-7334

Fax: 334-242-2433

Reporting Medicaid Fraud

The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit is responsible for the investigation and prosecution of allegations of fraud and abuse by healthcare
providers against the Alabama Medicaid Agency. The Unit is also responsible for investigating and prosecuting allegations of abuse
and neglect of residents in Medicaid-funded facilities.

Reporting Welfare Fraud

Welfare Fraud Unit is charged with investigating and prosecuting cases of welfare fraud in the State. This charge entails finding people
who have misrepresented their financial circumstances to obtain benefits to which they are not entitled, investigating allegations of
fraud by state employees in violation of their public trust, and prosecuting businesses for illegally trafficking in food stamps and
Electronic Benefit Transfer cards. The Welfare Fraud Unit also prosecutes cases of interstate welfare theft.

The Welfare Fraud Unit was moved from the Department of Human Resources in 1995. Since that time, the cooperative effort between the
Attorney General’s Office and DHR has brought immediate and dramatic results for Alabama taxpayers.

Welfare Fraud Hotline: 1-800-392-8048 (toll free).

Citizens may also call the Attorney General’s Office directly at 334-353-1020 to talk in more detail about fraud, EBT card abuse, agency employee
theft or any other type of welfare fraud.

Alabama FBI Field Offices, Mortgage Fraud

White Collar Crime Supervisor

http://birmingham.fbi.gov/

birmingham@ic.fbi.gov

1000 18th Street North

Birmingham, AL 35203

Phone: 205-326-6166

Fax: 205-279-1590

White Collar Crime Supervisor

http://mobile.fbi.gov/

One St. Louis Centre

200 North Royal Street

Mobile, AL 36602-3930

Phone: 251-438-3674

Fax: 251-415-3235

HUD Field Office

Birmingham Field Office

Medical Forum Building

950 22nd Street North, Suite 900

Birmingham, AL 35203

Phone: 205-731-2617

Fax: 205-731-2593

HUD Regional Office

Atlanta Regional Office

40 Marietta Street

Five Points Plaza

Atlanta, GA 30303-2806

Phone: 404-331-4111

Fax: 404-730-2392

State of Alabama State Banking Department

P.O. Box 4600

Montgomery, AL 36103-4600

Phone: 334-242-3452

Fax: 334-242-3500

Nationally Chartered Credit Unions

Region III – Atlanta

http://www.ncua.gov/AboutNcua/org/Region3.htm

7000 Central Parkway

Suite 1600

Atlanta, GA 30328

Phone: 678-443-3000

Fax: 678-443-3020

State-Chartered Credit Unions

Alabama Credit Union Administration

PO Box 10324

Birmingham, AL 35202-0324

Phone: 334-271-2381

Fax: 334-409-9635

National Fair Housing Alliance

http://www.nationalfairhousing.org/

Email: nfha@nationalfairhousing.org

1212 New York Avenue, NW Ste 525

Washington, DC 2005

Phone: 202-898-1661

Fax: 202-371-9744

National Fair Housing Alliance – Local Contacts

Central Alabama Fair Housing Center

E-mail: frc98@hotmail.com

1817 W. Second Street

Montgomery, AL 36107

Phone: 334-263-4663

Fax: 334-263-4664

Fair Housing Center of Northern Alabama

Email: lila11343@aol.com

1728 – 3rd Avenue North, Suite 400-C

Birmingham, AL 35203

Phone: 205-324-0111

Fax: 205-320-0238

Mobile Fair Housing Center, Inc.

Email: mfhcinc@aol.com

600 Bel Air Blvd., #112

Mobile, AL 36606

Phone: 251-479-1532

Fax: 251-479-1488

Alabama Real Estate Commission

http://www.arec.state.al.us/

1201 Carmichael Way

Montgomery, Alabama 36106

Phone: 334-242-5544

Fax: 334-270-9118

TTY: 334-396-0064

Alabama Real Estate Appraisers Board

http://reab.state.al.us/

P.O. Box 304355

Montgomery, AL 36130-4355

Phone: 334-242-8747

Fax: 334-242-8749

Alabama Better Business Bureau (BBB)

Better Business Bureau of Central Alabama & the Wiregrass

http://centralalabama.bbb.org

Email: info@centralalabama.bbb.org

Phone: 205-558-2222

Fax: 205-558-2239

1210 South 20th Street Suite 200

Birmingham AL 35205

Better Business Bureau of North Alabama

http://northalabama.bbb.org

Email: info@northalabama.bbb.org

Phone: 256-533-1640

Fax: 256-533-1177

107 Lincoln Street NE

Huntsville AL 35801

Better Business Bureau of South Alabama

http://mobile.bbb.org

Email: info@bbbsouthal.org

Phone: 251-433-5494

Fax: 251-438-3191

3361 Cottage Hill Road, Ste. E

Mobile AL 36606

Better Business Bureau of W. Georgia-E. Alabama & S.W. Georgia

http://columbusga.bbb.org

Email: info@columbus-ga.bbb.org

Phone: 706-324-0712

Fax: 706-324-2181

500 12th Street

Columbus GA 31901-2137

Better Business Bureau Serving Cullman and Winston Counties

http://www.northalabama.bbb.org

Email: betterbusbureau@bellsouth.net

Phone: 256-775-2917

202 1st Ave. S.E., Suite I

Cullman AL 35055

Better Business Bureau Serving Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin & Marion Counties

http://www.northalabama.bbb.org

Email: bbbshoal@hiwaay.net

Phone: 256-740-8224

Fax: 256-740-8219

205 S. Seminary St., Ste. 114

Florence AL 35630

Better Business Bureau Serving Morgan, Limestone & Lawrence Counties

http://northalabama.bbb.org

Email: djmbbb@northalabama.bbb.org

Phone: 256-355-2226

2528 Spring Ave., SW

Decatur AL 35601

Internet Crime Complaint Center

IC3’s mission is to serve as a vehicle to receive, develop, and refer criminal complaints regarding
the rapidly expanding arena of cyber crime. The IC3 gives the victims of cyber crime a convenient and
easy-to-use reporting mechanism that alerts authorities of suspected criminal or civil violations.
For law enforcement and regulatory agencies at the federal, state, local and international level, IC3
provides a central referral mechanism for complaints involving Internet related crimes.

Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) system in the U.S. extends across the nation; coast-to-coast, and in
Hawaii, Alaska, and Puerto Rico. Since the founding of the first BBB in 1912, the BBB system has proven
that the majority of marketplace problems can be solved fairly through the use of voluntary self-regulation
and consumer education.

1 Response

  1. THOMASENE YOUNG says:

    I am requesting assistance or information concerning my mortgage company that continue to add fees to my account that has been paid. I am in Chapter 13 and have completed my back payments to them. Once the back payments were paid I am now being forclosed on. I am being accused of being $14,000 behind in payments when every single payment for 2014 was paid and lates fee with check copies from the bank and where checks cleared the bank and was excepted by them. I made a payment in January which was excepted for 2015 but in Februray 2015 I did a Western Union transfer and it was rejected. I tried talking to a Mr. Griffth and the Attorney over the forclosure and I was told there was nothing that could be done and I now own them $14,000. I have gone to my attorney office who sent and email to the mortgage company for a breakdown of what I owe on they have not yet sent anything as of today as far as I know. When I saw there breakdown they said i had been behind since 09/2014. The truth is I sent copies of my checks and check numbers of all the months they said I was behind and still I am being ignored and being treated as if I am a liar when proof after proof after proof has been sent and my attorney has not offered me anykind of resolution at this point except for giving up my home or refiling Chapter 13 which is costing me $1,160. I feel as if perhaps there are other avenues or advocates that can help me get some answers to my questions. I am having to refile all over again in order to keep my home. I am outraged and upset to think I am being put out on the street without being treated like a human being for a debt I don’t owe. I am requesting assistance wherever I can get it. With God’s help I am sure he will send and ANGEL unaware. My mortgage company is ServiSolutions under Alabama Housing Authority in Montgomery, Al. Please let me know if you there is help.

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