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To Report the Improper Acts of State Agencies or Employees Call the Campus Internal Auditor or Bureau of State Audits

What to report:

Improper acts by a state employee (not including the State Legislature, the courts or their employees):

  • Any suspected misuse of Recovery Act funds
  • Theft, fraud, or conflicts of interest by state employees
  • Misuse or abuse, or anything that’s wasteful of state property or employee time
  • Gross misconduct, incompetence, or inefficiency by state employees

complaints are investigated:

The California State Auditor investigates complaints and reports the results of substantiated allegations to the:

  • Head of the employing agency.
  • The Legislature, the Governor, and appropriate law enforcement agencies
  • General public, keeping identities confidential

State Law:

  • Protects your identity (except from law enforcement)
  • Helps guard against intimidation, threats, or coercion by state employees that could interfere with your right to disclose improper government activities
  • Helps keep you safe from reprisal, retaliation, threats, or coercion for reporting such information

You are legally protected from retailiation:

Acts that could interfere with your right to report suspected improper governmental activities should be reported immediately to: The CSU Vice Chancellor of Human Resources in writing at 401 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA 90802-4210.

Report what you know

You have three options to file a complaint:

  1. CSULB Director of Internal Auditing Services/Information Security Officer
    Aysu Spruill

    (562) 985-4818
    email: aspruill@csulb.edu

    California State University, Long Beach
    1250 Bellflower Boulevard, Mail Stop 5702
    Building FM/SRM - 115
    Long Beach, CA 90840-5702

  2. Bureau of State Audits

    (800) 952-5665
    (866) 293-8729 (TTY)
    Fax: (916) 322-2603

    Bureau of State Audits, Investigations
    555 Capitol Mall, Suite 300
    Sacramento, CA 95814

    File a complaint online with the Bureau of State Audits

  3. California Attorney General's Whistleblower Hotlines

    (800) 952-5225
    (916) 322-3360