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U.S. Department of Education Semiannual Report to Congress, No. 71, April 1, 2015–September 30, 2015

Report Description: 
During this period, we completed 74 investigations involving fraud or corruption related to the Department’s programs and operations, securing about $50 million in settlements, fines, restitutions, 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 and service providers who cheated the students they were in positions to serve. We also issued nine audit reports that contained recommendations to improve program operations.
Short / Alternative Report Title: 
Education OIG SAR 71 (4-1-15 through 9-30-15)
Date Issued: 
Monday, November 30, 2015
SARC Start Date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
SARC End Date: 
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Agency Reviewed / Investigated: 
Location: 
Agency-Wide
Type of Report (Audit, Inspection / Evaluation, Review, etc.): 
Semiannual Report
Questioned Costs: 
$1,843,008
Funds for Better Use: 
$0
Number of Recommendations: 
48

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