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Buffalo Man Sentenced For To Near $10,000 Workers’ Compensation Fraud, 2/13/18

Central New York Orthopedic Surgeon Indicted On Charges Of Stealing More Than $50,000 From The Workers’ Compensation, 2/13/18

Statement By New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott On Guilty Plea By Joseph Ciffa To Federal Charges, 2/9/18

Erie County Home Health Aides Sentenced And Ordered To Pay Restitution For Their Roles In A $107,000 Fraud Scheme, 2/8/18

Statement By New York State Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott On Federal Indictment of State Bridge Contractor 2/8/18

Rochester Fish Store Owner Sentenced To Prison And Ordered To Pay Restitution For $1.4 Million Food Stamp Fraud Scheme, 2/7/18

Office of the Welfare Inspector General 2017 Annual Report, 2/1/18

Rochester Woman Pleads Guilty To More Than $9,500 In Welfare Fraud, 2/1/18

Bronx Man Sentenced For Juggling Dual Identities To Steal Welfare And Unemployment Benefits, 1/30/18

State Employee Charged With Theft Of Over $57,000 In Housing And Welfare Benefits Through Fraud, 1/30/18

Former Top SUNY Buffalo Administrator Sentenced To Jail And Pays Restitution For $320,000 Theft Of State Funds, 1/26/18

Wealthy Queens Woman Arrested On Welfare Fraud Charges For Concealing Indicted Husband’s Six-Figure Income, 1/25/18

Central New York Psychiatric Center Aide Pleads Guilty In Insurance Fraud Case, 1/24/18

Former Baruch College Basketball Coach Pleads Guilty To Embezzling More Than $700,000 From School, 1/17/18

Statement From Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott On The $341,000 Settlement With Johnson Controls, 1/9/18

State Office Of Mental Health Employee And His Wife Charged In Forged Medical Record Scheme, 12/28/17

State Correction Officer Forged Medical Records In Fraudulent Attempt To Justify Extended Sick Leave, 12/21/17

State Department Of Transportation Supervisor Charged Using Work Vehicle For Personal Errands During Business Hours, 12/21/17

State Psychiatric Center Employee Pleads Guilty To Falsifying Time Records And Stealing Close To $33,000 In Excess Pay, 12/21/17

Cuny Hunter College Bursar Aide Sentenced And Pays Restitution For Stealing Cash Deposits He Collected For The School, 12/20/17

Former State Parks Employee Sentenced For Using Government Credit Card For Nearly $4,000 In Personal Expenses, 12/20/17

Last Of Three Erie County Home Health Aides Pleads Guilty To Her Part In $107,000 Welfare Fraud, 12/19/17

Central New York Food Catering Business Owner Pleads Guilty To Workers' Compensation Fraud, 12/19/17

State Agency Attorney Charged With Falsified Attendance Records And Theft Of Nearly $12,700 In Unearned Salary, 12/13/17

Aide For Incarcerated Youth Pleads Guilty To Insurance Fraud And Is Ordered To Pay More Than $12,000 In Restitution, 12/12/17

New York State Employee And Spouse Plead Guilty And Pay Back More Than $42,000 In Welfare Funds They Stole, 12/12/17

School Bus Monitor Pleads Guilty And Pays Restitution For Defrauding Workers' Compensation System, 12/7/17

Former Top SUNY Buffalo Administrator Sentenced For Theft Of State Funds, 12/6/17

NYC Social Services Employee And Spouse Face Federal Charges For Stealing More Than $225,000 In Welfare Funds, 11/28/17

Central NY Man Sentenced To Prison And Full Restitution For Stealing More Than $83k In Workers' Compensation Benefits, 11/28/17

Prison Guard Faked Medical Reports And Stole More Than $30,000 In Workers' Compensation Benefits While Not Working, 11/22/17

Rochester Woman Charged With More Than $9,000 In Welfare Fraud, 11/18/17

Medical Transport Company Owners Sentenced For Falsifying Workers Comp Certs, And Stealing Thousands From Medicaid, 11/15/17

CPA Sentenced To Prison And $615,000 Restitution For Unemployment Insurance, Welfare And Social Security Fraud, 11/14/17

Finger Lakes Contractor Faces Felony For Failing To Provide Workers' Compensation Coverage For His Employees, 11/14/17

Contractor Falsified Insurance Documents And Left Employees Without Workers' Compensation Coverage For NYU Renovations, 11/10/17

CUNY Hunter College Bursar Aide Charged With Stealing Cash Deposits He Collected For The School, 11/9/17

Central New York Food Catering Business Owner Charged With Workers' Compensation Fraud, 11/7/17

Erie County Home Health Aide Pleads Guilty For Her Part In A $107,000 Welfare Fraud, 11/2/17

Office of the Workers' Compensation Fraud Inspector General 2016 Annual Report

Office of the Welfare Inspector General 2016 Annual Report

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Message from the Inspector General

Catherine Leahy-Scott

New York State’s residents are entitled to a government that is committed to the highest standards of integrity, efficiency, and accountability. We in the Office of the State Inspector General have been entrusted with the responsibility of ensuring that State officials and employees meet these fundamentally important standards. It is a responsibility we take very seriously.

Indeed, we are committed to promoting and enhancing an environment that instills public confidence in our government and are proud to work with and for the thousands of public employees and citizens alike who share that commitment.

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