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NYSTRS is committed to ensuring the integrity of the System and the benefits it provides to members, retirees and beneficiaries. Our Internal Audit staff routinely reviews or audits all aspects of the System, including member and employer records. If you suspect anyone of attempting to defraud the Retirement System or misusing System assets, please report the complaint of fraud, waste or abuse to us. If you choose, you may make the complaint anonymously.
You may use any one of the following reporting methods to file a complaint:
Complete and submit a complaint form. You may submit this form electronically or by mail to Investigations Unit, P.O. Box 11535, Albany, NY 12211-0535. (Please refer to the form for further instructions.)
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call us at (800) 348-7298, Ext. 2846.
To sufficiently investigate an allegation of fraud, waste or abuse, it would be helpful to know specific details. Such information will enable NYSTRS' Internal Audit staff to adequately conduct an investigation. Please refer to our FAQs: Reporting Fraud, Waste or Abuse.
NYSTRS' Internal Audit staff will conduct a preliminary assessment with one of the following results: