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October 28, 2022

Inspector General publishes report and recent investigative letters

Inspector General publishes report and recent investigative letters

ALBANY, NY – The Offices of the New York State Inspector General (OIG) today published a newly-issued report as well as five agency letters arising from investigations recently undertaken by her office. These letters, which were previously only sent to the relevant public officials and agencies, detail the Inspector General’s findings regarding allegations of misconduct or wrongdoing, and continues the Inspector General’s commitment make all such letters public.

“At a time when confidence in government is at historic lows, it is more incumbent than ever on public officials to communicate clearly and candidly about the work that is being done to serve our communities, especially in the wake of the unspeakable tragedy that gave rise to today’s report,” said Inspector General Lang. “This office takes seriously our responsibility to thoroughly investigate every complaint that falls under our jurisdiction, to follow the facts wherever they may lead, and to share our findings with the public when our investigations are complete.”  


OIG Report: Review of New York State DOT’s and DMV’s Compliance with 2020 Limousine Safety Laws and Additional Recommendations Related to the October 2018 Schoharie County Limousine Tragedy

07.27.22 OPWDD letter re: Sprinkler Inspections

10.12.22 DOH letter re: Check Fraud

10.12.22 OGIG letter re: Possession of Gambling Devices

10.25.22 DOCCS letter re: Parole Employee Misconduct

10.25.22 OTDA letter re: Employee Misconduct