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U.S. Department of Education Semiannual Report to Congress, No. 68, October 1, 2013–March 31, 2014

Report Description: 
During this period, we closed 73 investigations involving fraud or corruption related to the Department’s programs and operations, securing more than $18.7 million in settlements, fines, restitutions, recoveries, and savings. In addition, as a result of our investigative work, criminal actions were taken against a number of people, including school officials who cheated the students they were in positions to serve. We also issued 13 reports that included recommendations to improve program operations.
Short / Alternative Report Title: 
Education OIG SAR 68 (10-1-13 through 3-31-14)
Date Issued: 
Friday, May 30, 2014
SARC Start Date: 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
SARC End Date: 
Monday, March 31, 2014
Agency Reviewed / Investigated: 
Type of Report (Audit, Inspection / Evaluation, Review, etc.): 
Semiannual Report
Questioned Costs: 
Funds for Better Use: 
Number of Recommendations: 

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