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Hello and welcome to the website for the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of State. I am Steve Linick, the Inspector General.

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February 2019 Snapshot of OIG Activities Image of Monthly Update

OIG published its February 2019 snapshot of OIG activities, which highlights OIG work in December 2018 and January 2019.

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Former State Department Employee Sentenced to Prison for Student Loan Fraud Image of OIG badge

A former State Department employee was sentenced to 15 months in prison for fraudulently discharging over $200,000 in student loan debt. OIG special agents investigated this case. 

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Alleged Nigerian Ringleader of International Investment Scam Charged with Fraud, Money Laundering and Identity Theft Image of OIG badge

A Nigerian national was charged in court documents  for his role as the alleged ringleader of an international advance-fee scheme. OIG special agents investigated this case. 

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Latest Reports

Evaluation of the Department of State’s Use of Schedule B Hiring AuthorityPosted On: February 13, 2019
Report Date: February 2019
Report Number: ESP-19-03
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Audit of Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls Export Licensing ProcessesPosted On: February 07, 2019
Report Date: February 2019
Report Number: AUD-SI-19-07
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Management Assistance Report: Use of Personal Social Media Accounts to Conduct Official BusinessPosted On: February 06, 2019
Report Date: February 2019
Report Number: ESP-19-02
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