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PLAYERS: To report complaints against Lottery retailers, please contact Lottery Security & Law Enforcement toll-free at 800-LOTTERY (800-568-8379).

ALLIED LAW ENFORCEMENT: To communicate with the Lottery regarding criminal activity involving Lottery products, please call (916) 822-8282 M-F 8am-5pm PT. During non-business hours please call (916) 822-8000.

SECURITY & LAW ENFORCEMENT

Responsible for promoting and ensuring the integrity, security, honesty, and fairness of the operation and administration of the Lottery

About Security & Law Enforcement

The California Lottery’s Security & Law Enforcement is responsible for promoting and ensuring the integrity, security, honesty, and fairness of the operation and administration of the Lottery. Security & Law Enforcement accomplishes this mission with sworn investigators and non-sworn support staff.
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Retailer Resources

Security & Law Enforcement provides retailer assistance to our more than 20,000 retailers. When any Lottery retailer is the victim of a theft, burglary, robbery, or embezzlement, their first duty is to notify the local law enforcement agency having jurisdiction...
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Player Resources

Security & Law Enforcement receives inquiries from players concerning lost Lottery tickets, fraud, theft, administrative complaints or reports of suspected criminal activity. Our staff is extremely experienced and trained in all facets of the job to best serve each caller, depending on their concern...
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Law Enforcement Resources

Security & Law Enforcement has investigative resources throughout the state. For emergency assistance, law enforcement can contact the Lottery’s Security & Law Enforcement at (916) 822-8000 or (916) 822-8282 – both numbers are staffed 24/7, 365 days a year.
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Consumer Protection

The California State Lottery is very concerned about the different types of fraud committed against our players and the general public.
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