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Hello and welcome to the website for the Office of Inspector General for the US Department of State and Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). I’m Steve Linick. I was appointed Inspector General in September 2013. 

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USAID OIG Publishes Report on International Ebola Response and Preparedness, March 31, 2015 USAID OIG ebola report cover

The November 2014 activation of U.S. military reservists in association with the U.S. mission to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Operation United Assistance, triggered provisions of the Inspector General (IG) Act of 1978 (5 U.S.C. App.), as amended, related to oversight of contingency operations. The OIGs for USAID, DOD, DOS and HHS are working to ensure independent and comprehensive oversight of related U.S. Government funds

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State Department Contracting Official and Former Government Contractor Indicted for Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud and Wire Fraud Department of Justice seal

A State Department employee and a Department contractor were recently indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and wire fraud. The Department employee also faces charges for conflicts of interest in the same indictment.  This case was investigated by the U.S. Department of State, Office of Inspector General (DOS-OIG) and the FBI’s Washington Field Office.  Substantial assistance was provided by the Criminal Analysis Branch of the DOS-OIG.  

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First LIG-OCO Congressional Report for Operation Inherent Resolve OIR Report Cover

The Lead Inspector General for oversight of the contingency operations associated with OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE delivered its first quarterly report to Congress on April 30, 2015, as required by Section 8 L of the Inspector General (IG) Act of 1978, as amended.

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Latest Reports

Inspection of Embassy Riga, LatviaPosted On: May 28, 2015
Report Date: May 2015
Report Number: ISP-I-15-21A
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Management Alert: Broadcasting Board of Governors Significant Management WeaknessesPosted On: May 22, 2015
Report Date: May 2015
Report Number: MA-15-01
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Management Assistance Report: Residential Security Concerns at U.S. Embassy Manila, PhilippinesPosted On: May 22, 2015
Report Date: May 2015
Report Number: AUD-CGI-15-29
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