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State Employee With Side Business And Outside Jobs Charged With Six-Figure Workers’ Compensation And Welfare Fraud, 1/17/18

State Corrections Officer Indicted On Charges That He Stole Workers’ Compensation Benefits, 1/3/19

Medical Supply Company And Disgraced Former Surgeon Who Founded It Charged With A Multi-Million Dollar Fraud, 12/21/18

Former Suny Upstate Medical University President David Smith Sentenced For Abusing His Position, 12/17/18

State Transportation Investigator Charged With Unauthorized Access Of State And Federal Databases, 12/14/18

Capital Region Construction Executive Sentenced To Prison For Fraud Scheme, 12/7/18

Former State Employee Pleads Guilty To Using Government Issued Credit Card For Personal Use, 12/5/18

NYC Social Services Employee Pleads Guilty To Federal Fraud Charge For $95,000 Food Stamp Theft Scheme, 11/30/18

State Employee Charged With Falsifying Rental Car Statements With Bogus Mileage And Time Logs, 11/28/18

State Correction Officer Pleads Guilty To Forging Medical Records In Fraudulent Attempt To Justify Extended Sick Leave, 11/21/18

Mohawk Valley Truck Driver Admits Stealing More Than $20,000 In Workers’ Compensation Benefits, 11/20/18

Former Group Home Case Manager Pleads Guilty To Scheme Of Employees And Acquaintances Stealing Food Stamps, 11/15/18

Former Clinton Correctional Facility Employee Sentenced To Jail For An Illicit Relationship With Inmate, 11/13/18

Steuben County Man Charged With Over $15,000 In Workers’ Compensation Fraud, 11/7/18

State Contractor Convicted Of Federal Fraud For Corrupt State Highway Maintenance Schemes, 11/7/18

Utica Chiropractor Admits To Faking Medical Exams To Facilitate CNY Psychiatric Center Employees’ Bogus Claims, 11/05/18

State DMV Supervisor Charged With Wrongfully Accessing Registration Information, 10/22/18

Former State Employee Sentenced, Ordered To Pay Restitution For Theft Of $57,000 In Welfare And Housing Benefits, 10/19/18

Oneida County Truck Driver Sentenced For Perjury And For Defrauding Workers’ Compensation And New York State, 10/18/18

Genesee County Man Sentenced To Jail Time For Over $4,000 Workers’ Compensation Fraud, 10/18/18

Central New York Psychiatric Center Employee Charged With Time Abuse And Wage Theft, 10/18/18

Capital Region Construction Executive Pleads Guilty In Fraud Scheme, 10/12/18

Former State Employee Charged With Using Government Credit Card For Personal Cell Phone Bill And Other Charges, 10/11/18

Former State Dot Engineer-In-Charge Indicted On Federal Charges, 10/9/18

Queens Couple Plead Guilty To Near Six-Figure Welfare Fraud, 10/2/18

Statement By Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott On The Guilty Plea Of Former Upstate Medical University President, 9/24/18

State Corrections Officer Charged With Defrauding Workers’ Compensation By Working At A Capital Region Bar, 9/20/18

Suny At Buffalo Architect Charged With Time Abuse, 9/12/18

Investigation And Inspections Finds Substantially Enhanced Prison Security Procedures Following 2015 Escape, 8/31/18

Former State Employee Pleads Guilty To Theft Of Over $57,000 In Housing And Welfare Benefits Through Fraud, 8/23/18

Western New York Business Owner And Wife Charged With More Than $8,000 In Welfare Fraud While Earning Six-Figure Income, 8/22/18

Investigation And Inspections Finds Substantially Enhanced Prison Security Procedures Following 2015 Escape, 8/31/18

Far Rockaway Restaurateur Indicted On Workers Compensation And Insurance Fraud Charges, 8/22/18

Globetrotting Long Island Man Charged With Unemployment Insurance And Welfare Fraud, 8/16/18

Oneida County Truck Driver Pleads Guilty To Perjury For Defrauding Workers’ Compensation And New York State, 8/15/18

Rochester Man Pays Full Restitution And Pleads Guilty To Workers’ Compensation Fraud, 8/14/18

Rochester Woman Sentenced to Restitution and Probation for Forging Signature to Steal Workers’ Compensatin Benefits 8/10/18

State Contractor, His Office Manager And Sub-Contractor Charged With Submitting False Documents In A State Project, 7/27/18

Former Top Executive At Agency Overseeing Lake Placid Olympic Facilities Facing Larceny And Misconduct Charges, 7/26/18

Erie County Woman Charged With Over $4,000 Workers’ Compensation Fraud, 7/19/18

Capital Region Construction Executives Indicted In Scheme To Obtain Millions Of Dollars In Public Contracts, 7/17/18

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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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Mission du Bureau de l'Inspecteur général de l'État de New York
Mandato dell’Ispettorato generale dello Stato di New York
Declaración de misión de la Oficina del Inspector General del Estado de Nueva York
Цель Office of the New York State Inspector General (OSIG) (Управления главного инспектора штата НьюЙорк)
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