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Press Release

Jacksonville Man Pleaded Guilty to Student Aid Fraud and Possessing Firearm in Furtherance of Drug Trafficking Offense (North Carolina)

4/22/2022

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Press Release

Cascade Woman Charged in Student Loan Fraud Scheme (Montana)

4/13/2022

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Press Release

Former USC Head Water Polo Coach Convicted by Jury in College Admissions Scheme (Massachusetts)

4/8/2022

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Audit Report

Bais HaMedrash and Mesivta of Baltimore’s Use of Professional Judgment (Maryland)

3/31/2022

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(PDF, 5.5M)

Press Release

Hammond Tax Preparer Charged With Filing False IRS Returns and Making False Statements to IRS and to Department of Education (Louisiana)

3/29/2022

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Press Release

Former Charter School Board President Found Guilty of Embezzlement and Wire Fraud (Florida)

3/24/2022

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Press Release

Federal Jury Convicts Baton Rouge Man of Fraud Scheme and Money Laundering Relating to Financial Aid Fraud (Louisiana)

3/22/2022

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Press Release

Athens City School Administrator Found Guilty in Virtual Education Fraud Scheme (Alabama)

3/21/2022

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Press Release

Former Temple Business School Dean Sentenced to Over One Year in Prison for Rankings Fraud Scheme (Pennsylvania)

3/11/2022

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Press Release

Counselor Sentenced to Federal Prison for Wide-Ranging Medicaid Fraud Scheme (Connecticut)

3/11/2022

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Press Release

Two Executives of Chicago-Area Non-Profit Organization Charged With Misappropriating $1.8 Million (Illinois)

3/1/2022

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Student Aid Fraud

St. Bernard Man Charged with Conspiring to Commit Student Aid Fraud (Louisiana)

2/14/2022

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Audit Report

Missouri’s Administration of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund Grant

2/10/2022

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(PDF, 1.69M)

Student Aid Fraud

Richmond Community College Director Charged with Stealing Student Financial Aid Funds (Virginia)

2/2/2022

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Press Release

Owners of Florida Teacher Certification Preparation Company Sentenced to Federal Prison for Racketeering Conspiracy and Conspiracy to Commit Theft of Trade Secrets (Florida)

1/25/2022

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Audit Report

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Administration of the Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students Program

1/25/2022

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(PDF, 1.34M)

Review

The Department’s Implementation of CARES Act Flexibilities to TEACH Grant Service Obligations

1/20/2022

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(PDF, 4.34M)

Press Release

Owner of Diving School Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Wire Fraud (New Jersey)

1/12/2022

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Flash Report

Review of State Plans for Use of Governor's Emergency Education Relief Funds

12/20/2021

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(PDF, 1.54M)

Press Release

Former Charter School Official Sent to Prison (Texas)

12/1/2021

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Statutory Report

FY 2022 Management Challenges Report

12/10/2021

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(PDF, 5.82 MB)

Press Release

Attorney General Bonta Announces Sentencing for Student Loan Scam and Computer Crimes (California)

12/6/2021

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Report

FY 2021 Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility Annual Progress Report

12/2/2021

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(PDF, 2.0MB)

Press Release

Former Temple Business School Dean Convicted of Fraud (Pennsylvania)

11/29/2021

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Statutory Report

OIG Semiannual Report to Congress, No. 83

11/29/2021

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(PDF, 3.55M)

Statutory Report

FY 2021 Financial Statements Audit -Federal Student Aid Report

11/19/2021

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(PDF, 10.05M)

Statutory Report

FY 2021 Financial Statement Audit - U.S. Department of Education Report

11/19/2021

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(PDF, 10.07M)

Statutory Report

Performance Results Report for FY 2021

11/16/2021

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(PDF, 1.02M)

Annual Plan

FY 2022 Annual Work Plan

11/10/2021

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(PDF, 1.03M)

Statutory Report

Performance Audit of the U.S. Department of Education's Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 Fiscal Year 2020 Quarter 4 Financial and Award Data

11/08/2021

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(PDF, 1.03M)

Statutory Report

The U.S. Department of Education’s Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 Report for Fiscal Year 2021

10/29/2021

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(PDF, 5.76M)

Oversight Plan

OIG Pandemic Relief Oversight Plan

10/28/2021

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(PDF, 5.79KB)

Audit Report

InspireNOLA Charter Schools’ Administration of Grants for the Replication and Expansion of High-Quality Charter Schools

9/29/2021

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(PDF, 1.9M)

Audit Report

Remington College’s Use of Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Student Aid and Institutional Grants

9/28/2021

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(PDF, 1.6M)

Risk Assessment

FY 2020 OIG Risk Assessment of the Department’s Purchase Card Program

9/23/2021

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(PDF, 1.5M)

Audit Report

National Aviation Academy of Tampa Bay’s Use of Professional Judgment

9/24/2021

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(PDF, 4.8M)

Audit Report

Lincoln College of Technology’s Use of Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Student Aid and Institutional Grants

9/24/2021

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(PDF, 5.9M)

Press Release

Attorney General Bonta Announces Arrests in Orange County Connected to One of the Nation's Largest Student Loan Debt Relief Fraud Schemes (California)

9/21/2021

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Press Release

Former Georgetown Head Tennis Coach Agrees to Plead Guilty in College Admissions Case (Massachusetts)

9/15/2021

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Press Release

Swampscott Financial Advisor Sentenced for Stealing Former Client's Retirement Assets (Massachusetts)

9/14/2021

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Audit Report

The Department’s Oversight of the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Program

8/30/2021

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(PDF, 1.08M)

Flash Report

Inconsistent Grantee and Subgrantee Reporting of Education Stabilization Fund Subprograms in the Federal Audit Clearinghouse

8/26/2021

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(PDF, 1.72M)

Audit Report

Federal Student Aid’s FY 2020–2024 Strategic Planning Process

8/16/2021

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(PDF, 4.65M)

Press Release

Sparta Man Sentenced for $600,000 Tax Evasion. Also Illegally Received Federal Benefits (Missouri)

8/4/2021

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Press Release

Owners of Florida Teacher Certification Exam Preparation Company Plead Guilty to Racketeering Conspiracy and Conspiracy to Commit Theft of Trade Secrets (Florida)

8/10/2021

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Press Release

Press Release Kauai Woman Pleads Guilty To Multiple Wire Fraud Schemes And Aggravated Identity Theft (Hawaii)

7/21/2021

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Reporting Requirements

Fraud Reporting Requirements for Federal Program Participants and Auditors

07/15/2021

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(PDF, 1.17M)

Infographics

Fraud Awareness Materials—How to Identify and Report Fraud to the OIG

06/29/2021

For Law Enforcement Partners (PDF, 1.18M)

For Governors' Offices, SEAs, and LEAs

For Student Aid Administrators

Inspection Report

Inspection of the Department’s Activities Surrounding the Sale of Postsecondary Schools to Dream Center Education Holdings.

06/29/2021

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(PDF, 14.6M)

Flash Report

Puerto Rico Department of Education’s Unallowable Use of Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students Program Funds for Payroll Activities.

06/24/2021

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(PDF, 1.85M)

Press Release

Former University Financial Advisor Facing Federal Charges for Wire Fraud (Maryland)

6/11/2021

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Inspection Report

Federal Student Aid’s Suspension of Involuntary Collection in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

06/15/2021

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(PDF, 4.23M)

Audit Report

Federal Student Aid’s Processes for Reallocating Unexpended Campus-based Title IV Funds in Accordance with the Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Education Relief Act of 2017

05/27/2021

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(PDF, 1.8M)

Statutory Report

OIG 82nd Semiannual Report to Congress

05/25/2021

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(PDF, 3.39M)

Inspection Report

Federal Student Aid Controls Over the School Verification Process

05/20/2021

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(PDF, 2.4M)

Press Release

Denton County Woman Sentenced for Student Loan Fraud (Texas)

05/18/2021

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Flash Report

Risk of Closed Institutions of Higher Education Receiving Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Grants

05/14/2021

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(PDF, 3.6M)

Audit Report

U.S. Department of Education’s Compliance with Improper Payment Reporting Requirements for Fiscal Year 2020

05/14/2021

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(PDF, 7.4M)

Press Release

Swampscott Financial Advisor Pleads Guilty to Stealing Former Client’s Retirement Assets (Massachusetts)

05/12/2021

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Audit Report

The Office for Civil Rights' Complaint Dismissal Process

05/11/2021

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(PDF, 1.04M)

Press Release

Fort Myers Woman Pleads Guilty To Financial Aid Fraud And Wire Fraud (Florida)

04/30/2021

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Press Release

Owner of Diving School Admits Wire Fraud (New Jersey)

04/28/2021

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Press Release

Former Temple Business School Dean Indicted for Fraud (Pennsylvania)

04/16/2021

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Press Release

Former Charter School Official Sent to Prison for Embezzling Funds (Texas)

04/09/2021

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Press Release

Three Defendants Plead Guilty in Virtual Education Fraud Case (Alabama)

04/09/2021

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Press Release

Two Louisiana College Students Charged with Identity Theft (Louisiana)

03/25/2021

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Press Release

Defendant Sentenced for Participation in Scheme to Defraud Bossier Parish Community College (Louisiana)

03/11/2021

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Press Release

Provider of Federally-Funded Tutoring Services to Underprivileged New York City Public School Students Agrees to Settle Civil Fraud Allegations (New York)

03/03/2021

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Inspection Report

The Department’s Recognition of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools as an Accrediting Agency

03/02/2021

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(PDF, 1.27M)

Audit Report

Ohio Department of Education's and Selected Virtual Charter Schools' Internal Controls Over Individualized Education Programs

03/01/2021

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(PDF, 2.93M)

Inspection Report

Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting Requirements

02/26/2021

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(PDF, 2.47M)

Press Release

Two Former Alabama Public School Superintendents Among Six Charged with Fraud Related to Virtual Education (Alabama)

02/23/2021

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Press Release

Former Bossier Parish Community College Comptroller Sentenced for Stealing More Than $280,000 (Louisiana)

02/22/2021

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Audit Report

OIG’s Independent Report on the Department’s Performance Summary Report for Fiscal Year 2020

02/18/2021

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(PDF, 632K)

Audit Report

OIG’s Independent Report on the Department's Detailed Accounting of Drug Control Funds for Fiscal Year 2020

01/29/2021

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(PDF, 548K)

Audit Report

OIG’s Independent Report on the Department’s Budget Formulation Compliance Report for Calendar Year 2020

01/29/2021

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(PDF, 432K)

Audit Report

Florida Department of Education’s Administration of the Temporary Emergency Impact Aid for Displaced Students Program

01/28/2021

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(PDF, 2.37M)

Press Release

Swampscott Man Charged with Bank Fraud (Massachusetts)

01/22/2021

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Press Release

Statewide Grand Jury Indicts Former CIO of Broward County Schools (Florida)

01/07/2021

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Press Release

Indictment Disrupts Racketeering, Fraud Scheme To Steal And Sell State Certification Exams (Florida)

12/11/2020

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Audit Report

Assessment of the Department's Reconstitution Plans Following COVID-19

12/14/2020

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(PDF, 996K)

Audit Report

Pennsylvania Department of Education’s and Selected Virtual Charter Schools’ Internal Controls Over Individualized Education Programs

12/02/2020

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(PDF, 2.18M)

Statutory Report

FY 2021 Management Challenges Report

11/2020

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(PDF, 3.67M)

Statutory Report

OIG Semiannual Report to Congress, No. 81

11/30/2020

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(PDF, 3.55M)

Read Transmittal Letters from the Department
(PDF, 575K)

Press Release

Former D.C. Government Employee Sentenced to 12 Months and a Day in Prison for Fraud Scheme that Cost Government More than $880,000 (Washington, D.C.)

11/24/2020

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Audit Report

University of Texas at San Antonio's Controls Over Reporting Clery Act Crime Statistics

11/24/2020

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(PDF, 10.2M)

Statutory Report

FY 2020 - Financial Statements Audit – U.S. Department of Education

11/15/2020

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(PDF, 9.90M)

Statutory Report

FY 2020 - Financial Statements Audit – Federal Student Aid

11/15/2020

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(PDF, 9.44M)

                                                                                                                                                             


   
Last Modified: 04/25/2022