How to Report Fraud in the District of Columbia (Washington, DC)

To report fraud or a scam in the the District of Columbia, Washington DC, contact the Attorney General, the Better Business Bureau or one of the Federal or local municipal egencies listed.

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General: Hon. Charles F.C. Ruff

441 4th Street NW, Suite 1060 N

Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 202-727-3400

Fax: 202-347-8922

Consumer Complaints

Office of the Attorney General

Consumer and Trade Protection Section

441 Fourth Street NW, Suite 1130 North

Washington, DC 20001

Email: [email protected]

Delaware FBI Field Office, Mortgage Fraud

Washington Field Office

White Collar Crime Supervisor

Washington Metropolitan Field Office

601 4th Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20535-0002

Phone: 202-278-2000

HUD Field Office

Washington, DC Field Office

820 First Street NE, Suite 300

Washington, DC 20002-4205

Phone: 202-275-9200

Fax: 202-275-9212

HUD Regional Office

Philadelphia Regional Office

The Wanamaker Building

100 Penn Square, East

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3380

Phone: 215-656-0500

Fax: 215-656-3445

Nationally Chartered Credit Unions

Region II – Capital

1775 Duke Street

Alexandria, VA 22314-3437

Phone: 703-519-4600

Fax: 703-519-4620

Savings & Loan Association or Savings Bank

Office of Thrift Supervision

Consumer Complaints and Inquiries

Email: [email protected]

Southeast Region – Atlanta

1475 Peachtree Street, N.E.

Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Phone: 404-888-0771

Complaints: 800-842-6929

Southeast Region – Chicago

1 South Wacker Drive – Suite 2000

Chicago, Illinois 60606

Phone 312-917-5000

Complaints: 800-842-6929

National Fair Housing Alliance

National Contact: Email: [email protected]

1212 New York Avenue, NW Ste 525

Washington, DC 2005

Phone: 202-898-1661

Fax: 202-371-9744

Government of the District of Columbia

Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking

1400 L Street, NW, Suite 400

Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-727-1563

Fax: 202-727-1290

Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs

941 North Capitol Street, NE

Washington, DC 20002

Phone: 202-442-4400

Business and Professional Licensing Administration

District of Columbia Board of Real Estate

John A. Wilson Building

1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20004

Phone: 202-727-1000

District of Columbia Board of Appraisers,A,3,Q,599882.asp

he Board consists of industry or public members of the District of Columbia community who have an interest in serving the appraisal industry. The five-member board is appointed by the Mayor of the District of Columbia based on their abilities, experience, and interest in serving the public. It meets every third (3rd) Wednesday of each month from 10:00 am – 12:00 noon in room 7237 at the DCRA headquarters building at 941 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC, 20002.

There is one professional staff member to assist Board members as administrative support, Dorothy Thomas, who may be reached on 202-442-4472.

Washington, DC Better Business Bureau (BBB)

Better Business Bureau of Metro Washington DC & Eastern Pennsylvania

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 202-393-8000

Fax: 202-393-1198

1411 K St. NW, 10th Floor

Washington DC 20005-3404

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.

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