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Semiannual Report to the Congress April 1, 2018 - September 30, 2018

Report Description: 
Our newly released Semiannual Report to the Congress (SAR) highlights the audit, inspection, and investigative activities we have undertaken during the second half of Fiscal Year 2018. In the six month reporting period, April 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018, we issued 30 reports, including management alerts and reports on Disaster Relief Fund spending. We issued 116 unique recommendations to the Department and closed 149 recommendations, issued in this and prior periods, because of the Department’s actions. Our audits resulted in questioned costs of $45,234,688. The Department recovered or deobligated from audits $50,053,802. We issued 3 reports identifying $4,964,641 in funds put to better use. Additionally, we reported $32,417,115 in recoveries, fines, and restitution from Investigations and $72,947,509 in forfeited assets. We initiated 395 and closed 433 investigations. Our investigations resulted in 41 arrests, 65 indictments, 46 convictions, and 18 personnel actions.
Date Issued: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
SARC Start Date: 
Sunday, April 1, 2018
SARC End Date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Agency Reviewed / Investigated: 
Location: 
Agency-Wide
Type of Report (Audit, Inspection / Evaluation, Review, etc.): 
Semiannual Report
Questioned Costs: 
$45,234,688
Funds for Better Use: 
$4,964,641
Number of Recommendations: 
116
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