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Semiannual Report to Congress, No. 75, April 1, 2017–September 30, 2017

Submitting OIG
Department of Education OIG
Report Description
During this period, we closed 25 investigations involving fraud or corruption related to the Department’s programs and operations, securing more than $20 million in restitution, settlements, fines, recoveries, forfeitures, and savings. In addition, as a result of our investigative work, criminal actions were taken against a number of people, including school officials, vendors, and service providers who cheated both students and taxpayers. We also issued 7 audits that contained recommendations to improve program operations.
Date Issued
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Agency Reviewed/Investigated
Department of Education
Type of Report (Audit, Inspection/Evaluation, Review, etc.)
Semiannual Report
Questioned Costs
Number of Recommendations
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