How to Report Fraud in Arizona

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

Office of the Arizona Attorney General

Attorney General: Terry Goddard

Phoenix

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Consumer Information and Complaints

1275 W. Washington

Phoenix, Arizona 85007-2926

Phone: 602-542-5763 or 800-352-8431 (toll free)

Fax: Fax 602-542-4085

consumerinfo@azag.gov

Tucson

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

Consumer Information and Complaints

400 W. Congress

South Building, Suite 315

Tucson, Arizona 85701-1367

Phone: 520-628-6504 or 800-352-8431 (toll free)

Fax: 520.628.6530

Email: consumerinfo@azag.gov

Report Fraud in Arizona

Fraud Hotline: 1-800-251-2436

Use the Arizona fraud hotline to report:

  • Persons not reporting earned income
  • Incorrect reporting of persons living in home
  • Persons working while receiving unemployment insurance benefits
  • Misuse of food stamps
  • Falsifying information on application
  • Unreported property or assets
  • Persons receiving dual benefits from more than one state
  • Fraud and misuse of any DES program
  • Any form of welfare fraud

Identity Theft Help Line

602-542-2145 (Phoenix)

800-352-8431 (Outside Maricopa and Pima Counties)

identitytheft@azag.gov

Arizona FBI Field Office, Mortgage Fraud

White Collar Crime Supervisor

http://phoenix.fbi.gov/

201 E. Indianola Avenue, Suite 400

Phoenix, AZ 85012-2080

Phone: 602-279-5511

HUD Field Offices

Phoenix Field Office

One N. Central Avenue

Suite 600

Phoenix, AZ 85004

Phone: 602-379-7100

Fax: 602-379-3985

Tucson Field Office

160 North Stone Avenue

Tucson, AZ 85701-1467

Phone: 520-670-6000

Fax: 520-670-6207

HUD Regional Office

San Francisco Regional Office

600 Harrison St. 3rd Floor

San Francisco, CA 94107-1300

Phone: 415-489-6400

Fax: 415-489-6419

Nationally Chartered Credit Unions

Region V – Tempe

http://www.ncua.gov/AboutNcua/org/Region5.htm

1230 W. Washington Street, Suite 301

Tempe, AZ 85281

Phone: 602-302-6000

Fax: 602-302-6024

State-Chartered Credit Unions

Arizona State Banking Department

2910 North 44th Street, #310

Phoenix, AZ 85018

Phone: 602-255-4421

Fax: 602-381-1225

Savings & Loan Association or Savings Bank

Office of Thrift Supervision

Consumer Complaints and Inquiries

Email: consumer.complaint@ots.treas.gov

West Region – San Francisco Regional Office

Pacific Plaza

2001 Junipero Serra Boulevard, Suite 650

Daly City, California 94014-1976

Mail: PO Box 7165

San Francisco, CA 94120-7165

Phone: 650-746-7000

Fax: 650-746-7001

Complaints: 800-842-6929

Southern California Area Office

Bentall Executive Center

551 North Tustin Avenue, Suite 1050

Santa Ana, California 92705-8635

Phone: 714-796-4700

Fax: 714-796-4710

Complaints: 800-842-6929

Seattle Area Office

101 Stewart Street, Suite 1010

Seattle, Washington 98101-2419

Phone: 206-829-2600

Fax: 206-829-2620

Complaints: 800-842-6929

National Fair Housing Alliance

http://www.nationalfairhousing.org/

National Contact: Email: nfha@nationalfairhousing.org

1212 New York Avenue, NW Ste 525

Washington, DC 2005

Phone: 202-898-1661

Fax: 202-371-9744

Arizona Fair Housing Center

E-mail: dredv@aol.com

615 N. 5th Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85003

Phone: 602-548-1599

Fax: 602-548-1695

Southwest Fair Housing Council

Email: swfhc@dakotacom.net

2030 East Broadway, Suite 101

Tucson, AZ 85719

Phone: 520-798-1568

Fax: 520-620-6796

State Of Arizona

Arizona Department of Financial Institutions

http://www.azdfi.gov/

To File a Complaint:

Complaint Forms

2910 North 44th Street, Suite 310

Phoenix, AZ 85018

Phone: 602-255-4421

Phone: 602-381-1225

Arizona Department of Real Estate

http://www.re.state.az.us/

2910 N. 44th St., Suite 100

Phoenix, AZ 85018

Phone: 602-468-1414

Arizona Board of Appraisal

http://www.appraisal.state.az.us/

1400 West Washington, Suite 360

Phoenix, Arizona 85007

Phone: 602-542-1539

Fax: 602-542-1598

Arizona Better Business Bureau (BBB)

Better Business Bureau of Central, Northern & Western Arizona

http://central-northern-western-arizona.bbb.org

Email: info@arizonabbb.org

Phone: 602-264-1721

Fax: 602-263-0997

4428 N. 12th Street

Phoenix AZ 85014-4585

Better Business Bureau of Central, Northern & Western Arizona

http://yavapai.bbb.org

Email: yco-info@arizonabbb.org

Phone: 928-772-3410

Fax: 928-771-1343

1569 W. Gurley Street

Prescott AZ 86305

Better Business Bureau of Sierra Vista

http://sierravista.bbb.org

Email: info@sierravista.bbb.org

Phone: 520-459-2880

Fax: 520-459-2902

956 E. Fry Blvd. Suite 111

Sierra Vista AZ 85635

Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona

http://tucson.bbb.org

Email: info@tucson.bbb.org

Phone: 520-888-5353

Fax: 520-888-6262

434 S. Williams Blvd., Ste. 102

Tucson AZ 85711

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. The BBB’s Core Services include: Business Reliability Reports, Dispute Resolution,
Truth-in-Advertising, Consumer and Business Education, and Charity Review.

2 Responses

  1. lynn scism says:

    I keep getting calls from Washington DC ph # saying I have a gov grant waiting for me. I have received three calls each with a deferent amount. one was $7000. one $6700 and the last was $9000. they want me to send them a money gram $220 to process the grant. I played along on the second one and the call was from india. On the third call I mentioned fraud and they hung up…do you want to do something about this before people start believing they will get money from these people…I have phone #s….LYNN

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