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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
SARC Start Date: 
Saturday, April 1, 2017
SARC End Date: 
Saturday, September 30, 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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