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Office of Inspector General Department of Veterans Affairs Semiannual Report to Congress (SAR) April 1, 2017 – September 30, 2017

Report Description: 
The Semiannual Report to Congress summarizes the results of OIG oversight, provides statistical information, and lists all reports issued April 1–September 30, 2017. During this reporting period, OIG audits, investigations, inspections, evaluations, and other reviews identified over $9 billion in monetary benefits for a return of $134 for every dollar invested in OIG oversight. During this reporting period, OIG issued 194 reports and work products on VA programs and operations, made 898 recommendations, and conducted investigations that led to 162 arrests.
Date Issued: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017
SARC Start Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017
SARC End Date: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017
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Type of Report (Audit, Inspection / Evaluation, Review, etc.): 
Semiannual Report
Questioned Costs: 
Funds for Better Use: 
Number of Recommendations: 
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