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The United States Attorney’s Office serves as the attorney for the United States. In criminal matters, Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) prosecute individuals in court for violations of federal criminal law. The civil matters, AUSAs defend the United States in lawsuits filed against federal agencies and file lawsuits on behalf of the federal government.

If you are seeking to alert the government about a potential violation of law, it is usually best to contact the appropriate investigative agency, rather than this office. To assist you in finding the appropriate help, below is a list of commonly received inquiries with a link to the agency best equipped to assist you.

If you feel you are in danger:

call “911”

If you witness an event that may lead to immediate threat to human health or safety:

Call “911”

For consumer-type issues (bait and switch, landlord/tenant, advertising, do not call registry, lottery scams, identity theft, etc.):

Visit: https://www.doj.nh.gov/consumer/complaints

call: 603-271-3658

Or

Visit: http://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/?utm_source=takeaction#&panel1-1

 

Complaints regarding denial of access in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act may be made through this Office at:

usanh.webmail@usdoj.gov

Potential civil rights complaints (e.g., housing, voting and disability discrimination):

Visit: https:/www.justice.gov/crt/how-file-complaint

call: 202-307-0663

 

Suspected terrorism or criminal activity (public corruption, organized crime, while collar crime, violent crime)

Visit: https://www.fbi.gov/tips

Bedford, NH Office - (603) 472-2224

Portsmouth, NH Office (603) 431-4585

Boston, MA Office (617) 742-5533

 

For questions relating to immigration and naturalization:

Visit: https://www.uscis.gov

If you have been contacted by someone claiming to be the “IRS” and demanding money or any other IRS-related scams:

Visit: www.tigta.gov

Call: 1-800-366-4484

 

To report a possible violation of controlled substances, including the growing, manufacture, distribution or trafficking of control substances, illegal drug sales or suspicious pharmacies on the internet:

Visit: https:/www.dea.gov/ops/submit.php

To report the unlawful use, manufacture or possession of firearms or explosives, acts of arson or bombing, or the illegal trafficking of alcohol or tobacco products:

Visit: www.atf.gov

If you believe, you are a victim of mail fraud, mail theft or identity theft:

Visit: https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/contactUs/filecomplaint.aspx

To report suspected counterfeiting, electronic crimes or financial crimes, contact the Secret Service:

Manchester, NH Regional Office: 603-626-7026

Boston, MA Field Office: 617-565-5640

 

If you suspect that Medicare is being charged for health care that you did not receive or you want to report other health care fraud:

https://oig.hhs.gov/fraud/report-fraud/index.asp

1-800-HHS-tips (1-800-447-8477)

TTY: 1-800-377-4950

 

If you would like to report a case involving suspected Medicaid provider fraud:

Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

New Hampshire Attorney General's Office

mfcuinfo@doj.nh.gov

603-271-1246

 

If you suspect fraud by a recipient of Medicaid benefits:

Special Investigations Unit

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

1-800-852-3345, ext. 9258 or 603-271-9258

http://business.nh.gov/EmailContact/EmailContact.aspx?a=investigations&b+Special%20Investigations

 

If you have reason to believe that an elderly, incapacitated adult has been subject to physical abuse, neglect or exploitation or is living in hazardous conditions:

 

In an emergency situation, contact "911"

Otherwise:

http://www.dhhs.nh.gov/dcbcs/beas/adultprotection.htm

1-800-949-0570 or 603-271-7014

 

If you believe a health care provider or business associate violated health care privacy laws:

http://www.hhs.gov/hipaa/filing-a-complaint/index.html

 

To report a possible violation of cybersecurity, including phishing, malware or other attempts to access personally identifiable information:

https://www.dhs.gov/how-do-i/report-cyber-incidents#wcm-survey-target-id

 

To report fraud involving the Social Security program, including benefits fraud:

http://oig.ssa.gov/report

 

It is important to remember that this Office does not represent individuals and cannot give you legal advice. If you need legal assistance, you should contact a private attorney. The New Hampshire Bar Association has a website from which you can access their Lawyer Referral Service or Reduced Fee Legal Service.

www.nhbar.org

 

Other Government Legal Offices in New Hampshire

 

Federal

 

U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire:            

http://www.nhd.uscourts.gov/ 

603-225-1423 or 1-855-333-2052

 

Federal Public Defender Office - New Hampshire:

22 Bridge Street
Concord, NH 03301
603-226-7360

 

State

 

New Hampshire Attorney General's Office:

https://www.doj.nh.gov 
603-271-3658

 

N.H. State Courts: 

https://www.courts.state.nh.us/courtlocations/

 

N.H. County Attorneys:

Belknap County (603) 527-5440

Carroll County (603) 539-7769

Cheshire County (603) 352-0056

Coos County (603) 788-5559

Grafton County (603) 787-6968

Hillsborough County (603) 627-5605

Merrimack County (603) 228-0529

Rockingham County (603) 642-4249

Strafford County (603) 749-2808

Sullivan County (603) 863-7950

 

Finally, you contact this office directly through the various options on our Contact Us Page, by which an individual can make an online inquiry or report.

Otherwise, the Office is open to the public from 8:00 to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and can be reached via telephone at 603-225-1552.

Updated October 5, 2017