The Office of the Inspector General initiated an audit to examine the Criminal Division's and the Executive Office of the U.S. Attorneys' management and coordination of pandemic-related fraud allegations and referrals.
COVID-19 Ongoing Work
Audit of the Criminal Division's and the Executive Office of the U.S. Attorneys' Management and Coordination of Pandemic-related Fraud Allegations and Referrals
Audit of the Office on Violence Against Women’s Grant Administration due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
The OIG is conducting an audit of the Office on Violence Against Women’s Grant Administration due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The preliminary objectives are to assess: (1) the grant administration and monitoring during the pandemic and (2) the guidance and assistance provided to grant recipients for addressing any increased risks to effective program implementation and to violence against women.
Capstone Review of Findings From Remote Inspections of Facilities Housing Federal Bureau of Prisons Inmates during the COVID-19 Pandemic
The OIG is conducting a capstone review analyzing the findings of 15 published remote inspection reports of 16 facilities housing BOP inmates during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic and remaining challenges for the BOP during the pandemic and beyond. These inspections assessed whether BOP-managed institutions, contract institutions, and contract Residential Reentry Centers complied with available guidance and best practices regarding preventing, managing, and containing potential COVID-19 outbreaks in correctional and residential reentry settings, and highlighted particular challenges faced by specific institutions.