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New York State Correctional Officer Charged With Submitting A Falsified Medical Note To Justify Excessive Time Off, 6/15/18

Oneida County Truck Driver Charged With Perjury And Defrauding Workers’ Compensation And New York State, 6/15/18

Bronx Man Charged With More Than $19,000 Workers’ Compensation Fraud, 6/14/18

Rochester Woman Pleads Guilty To Forging Deceased Mother’s Signature To Steal Workers’ Compensation Benefits, 6/14/18

Genesee County Man Charged With Over $4,000 Workers’ Compensation Fraud, 6/12/18

Manhattan DMV Clerks Promised Traffic Ticket Dismissals In Exchange For Cash And Taking Payments For Lawyer Referrals, 6/8/18

Utica Chiropractor Faked Exams And Reports Facilitating CNY Psych Center Employees’ Bogus Disability Claims, 6/6/18

Report on the Investigation of Painting Contracts at the State University of New York University at Buffalo, 6/5/18

Central New York Orthopedic Surgeon Sentenced, Forfeits Medical License And Pays $87,000 Restitution, 6/5/18

CUNY Medgar Evers Professor Pleads Guilty To Federal Fraud For Theft From School, 5/31/18

State Employee Charged And Pleads Guilty To Time Abuse, 5/31/18

Buffalo Woman With Internet Retail Operation Sentenced For Over $48,000 Workers' Compensation Fraud, 5/29/18

Former Parks Supervisor And Accomplice Plead Guilty To Theft For Use Of State Equipment For Their Own Private Business, 5/24/18

Owners And Operators Of Medical Transport Companies Charged With Multi-Million-Dollar Health Care Fraud, 5/23/18

Rochester Man Charged With Workers' Compensation Fraud For Cashing His Deceased Mother's Benefit Checks, 5/15/18

Queens Couple Charged With Near Six-Figure Welfare Fraud, 5/8/18

Surgeon Facing Federal Charges Of $860,000 Health Care Fraud Committed While Serving Sentence For Another Fraud, 4/10/18

Orthopedic Surgeon Pleads Guilty And Surrenders Medical License For Stealing From The Workers' Compensation System, 4/10/18

Bronx Couple Pleads Guilty To More Than $65,000 In Welfare And Unemployment Insurance Fraud, 4/4/18

State Thruway Authority Worker Pleads Guilty - To Pay Full Restitution - For Over $5,000 Workers' Compensation Fraud, 4/4/18

Binghamton Taxi Company Owner Charged With Six-Figure Medicaid Theft And Workers' Compensation Fraud Scheme, 3/30/18

Rochester Woman Sentenced, Restitution Ordered, For More Than $9,500 In Welfare Fraud, 3/29/18

State Agency Attorney Resigns, Pays Restitution And Pleads Guilty After Theft Of More Than $12,200 In Unearned Salary, 3/28/18

Office of the Workers' Compensation Fraud Inspector General Annual Report, 3/20/18

Buffalo Woman With Internet Retail Operation Charged With And Pleads Guilty To Over $48,000 Workers' Compensation Fraud, 3/20/18

Former State Employee Charged With Falsifying Subpoenas To Steal Paid Time Off, 3/9/18

Construction Worker Sentenced To Up To Four Years In Prison For Theft Of Workers' Compensation Benefits And Other Crimes, 3/9/18

Buffalo Man Sentenced For Stealing Deceased Woman’s Workers’ Compensation Benefits, 2/27/18

State Office Of Mental Health Employee Pleads Guilty And Resigns From State Service For Forged Medical Record Scheme, 2/26/18

Satellite Television Vendor Servicing State Prisons Pleads Guilty To Six-Figure Theft, 2/23/18

Manhattan Man Sentenced To Prison And Pays Restitution For His $600,000 Theft Of Welfare And Unemployment Benefits, 2/23/18

Rockland County Business Owner And Wife Face Fraud Charges After Crashing A Client’s Luxury Mercedes During Joyride, 2/23/18

Last Of Three Erie County Home Health Aides Sentenced For Her Role In A $107,000 Welfare Fraud Scheme, 2/22/18

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

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

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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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