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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

Former Employee At Long Island Group Home For Mentally Disabled Charged With Stealing Residents’ Food Stamps, 6/27/18

Bronx Couple Sentenced For More Than $65,000 In Welfare And Unemployment Insurance Fraud By Hiding Household Income, 6/26/18

Wealthy Queens Woman Admits To Welfare Fraud And Pays More Than $67,000 Restitution, 6/26/18

Former Baruch College Basketball Coach Sentenced To Prison For Embezzling $787,000 From School, 6/21/18

Contractor Pleads Guilty And Pays $8,500 In Fines And Restitution For Failing To Provide Workers’ Compensation Coverage, 6/20/18

Employees At Long Island Group Home For Mentally Disabled Stole Residents’ Food Stamps For Feasts For Themselves, 6/18/18

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

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

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

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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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