Semiannual Report to Congress

April 1, 2011 – September 30, 2011
Office of the Inspector General

Highlights of OIG Activities

Department of Justice signThe following summaries highlight some of the Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) audits, evaluations, inspections, special reviews, and investigations, which are discussed further in this report. As the highlights illustrate, the OIG continues to conduct wide-ranging oversight of Department of Justice (Department) programs and operations.

Statistical Highlights

April 1, 2011 – September 30, 2011
Allegations Received by the Investigations Division 5,985
Investigations Opened 174
Investigations Closed 210
Arrests 51
Indictments/Informations 50
Convictions/Pleas 52
Administrative Actions 109
Monetary Recoveries1 $15,262,003
Audit Reports Issued 52
     Questioned Costs $2,560,422
     Recommendations for Management Improvements 225
Single Audit Act Reports Issued 14
     Questioned Costs $189,784
     Recommendations for Management Improvements 53

Audits, Evaluations, Inspections, and Special Reviews Highlights

Examples of OIG audits, evaluations, inspections, and special reviews completed during this semiannual reporting period are:

Investigative Highlights

As shown in the statistics at the beginning of this section and in the chart below, the OIG investigates many allegations of misconduct involving Department employees, contractors, or grantees who receive Department money. Examples of such investigations are:

All cases opened by Offense Category April 1, 2011 - September 30, 2011: bribery-10; conflict of interest-7; drug violations-1; force, abuse, rights violations-7; fraud-38; off-duty violations-12; official misconduct-54; personnel prohibitions-2; sex abuse-23; theft-15; waste management-5.
Source: Investigations Data Management System

Ongoing Work

This report also describes ongoing OIG reviews, including reviews of:

  1. Includes civil, criminal, non-judicial fines, restitutions, recoveries, assessments, penalties, and forfeitures.

« Previous Table of Contents Next »