News Releases

2018 News Releases

OSIG's SWaM Audit Offers Paths to Program Expansion: OSIG offers six findings and recommendations for enhanced effectiveness and program expansionMarch 20, 2018

OSIG Audit Reveals High Turnover for Virginia’s Disability Claims Workers: High turnover at Virginia Disability Determination Services (DDS) raises concerns about the program's ability to keep pace with claims submitted by Virginia's citizens — March 7, 2018 

2017 News Releases

Virginia Inspector General Teamed with State Police to Develop Case for Brown Indictment: OSIG and Virginia State Police investigated allegations a Hampton woman and former congressional candidate stole from USDA's Summer Food Service Program — Dec. 27, 2017 

State Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline Rings in 25th Anniversary: The State Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline rings in its 25th anniversary as the primary outlet for Virginia citizens to anonymously report wrongdoing in state government — Oct. 17, 2017

Inspector General Sees Sustained Uptick in State Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline Calls: Coinciding with National Whistleblower Day, OSIG notes a sustained increase in fraud, waste and abuse hotline calls during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2017 — July 31, 2017

OSIG's Annual Work Plan Highlights Cybersecurity, Tobacco Commission Audits: OSIG will launch its fiscal year work plan with a cybersecurity audit of the commonwealth's sensitive computer systems — July 14, 2017

OSIG Marks Fifth Anniversary with Millions in Potential Savings for the Commonwealth: On July 1, OSIG celebrates its fifth anniversary, a milestone marked by millions of dollars in potential savings for Virginia’s taxpayers, as well as a robust plan for the future — June 30, 2017

State Inspector General Offers Expanded Language Services to Better Serve Virginia's Diverse PopulationOSIG is now offering expanded, high-quality language services to accommodate the state's multicultural and special needs populations — June 19, 2017

State Fraud, Waste & Abuse Hotline Calls Surge During Third QuarterOSIG saw an uptick in the number of hotline calls during the third quarter of fiscal year 2017, jumping from 193 in the second quarter to 462 in the third, a nearly 140 percent increase — May 24, 2017

State Inspector General Releases Aviation Audit: OSIG's Virginia Department of Aviation (DOAV) audit report outlines recommendations for strengthening financial agreements and controls between the agency and the 66 Virginia public-use airports it serves — May 22, 2017

 2016 News Releases

Governor McAuliff Announces Technology Award Winners: OSIG's Auditor Training Portal One of 17 Recognized for Innovation, Efficient Service — September 8. 2016

Photo (Left-Right): Virginia’s Chief Information Officer Nelson Moe; OSIG's Deputy Michael Westfall, State Inspector General June Jennings, Senior Auditor Adam Tagert, and Internal Audit and Training Manager Vernon Harry; and Secretary of Technology Karen Jackson.


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Whistleblowers are Encouraged to Report State Government Fraud, Waste & Corruption: US Senate Proclaims July 30 as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day — July 18, 2016

OSIG Releases Report to Governor McAuliffe: Investigation of Critical Incident at Hampton Roads Regional Jail Now Available — April 5, 2016

Whistle Blower Protection Act Encourages Commonwealth Citizens to Report Fraud, Waste & Corruption in State Government — February 8, 2016

State Fraud, Waste & Abuse Hotline: Anonymously Report State Government Allegations with Toll-Free Call — January 27, 2016 

 2015 News Releases

State Inspector General Elected to National Board: Association of Inspectors General Select June W. Jennings to Serve — October 28, 2015  


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