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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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Two Men Plead Guilty in U.S. Department of State Contracting Fraud Scheme and Contractor Cover-Up Department of Justice seal

A State Department employee recently pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and a conflict of interest related to his conduct as a Department contracting officer’s representative. In a related case, the former president of a contractor performing under the employee’s supervision, pleaded guilty to making a false statement to the State Department by concealing that an internal investigation conducted by the contractor discovered credible information of fraud.  

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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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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 Mexico City, MexicoPosted On: July 01, 2015
Report Date: June 2015
Report Number: ISP-I-15-28A
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Inspection of the Bureau of Political-Military AffairsPosted On: July 01, 2015
Report Date: June 2015
Report Number: ISP-I-15-27
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Management Assistance Report - Oversight of Grants to the National Endowment for DemocracyPosted On: June 26, 2015
Report Date: June 2015
Report Number: AUD-SI-15-34
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