This Management Advisory Memorandum (MAM) was originally issued to then-Director Kathleen Sawyer, and posted on March 2, 2020. Consistent with the OIG’s usual practices, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) was provided the opportunity to review the MAM for factual and legal accuracy before the March issuance, and it raised no concerns to the OIG at that time. After the March issuance, the BOP notified the OIG of concerns, primarily about language in the MAM relating to the applicability of certain provisions of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to contracts below a threshold amount. After considering those concerns, the OIG modified the MAM and is reissuing it as modified and removing the original MAM from our website. The modifications do not substantially affect the OIG’s recommendations.