Summary: Former Interior Senior Official Did Not Violate the Financial Conflict of Interest or Ethics LawsWe did not substantiate allegations that a now-former DOI senior official may have violated Federal ethics laws and the Federal ethics pledge.
We did not substantiate allegations that the former director of a tribal credit department misappropriated funds from the tribal loan program.
We did not substantiate the allegations that an oil and gas company intentionally reduced its reported mineral sales volumes.
Our inspection identified several concerns with CARES Act and pandemic-related contract actions made through October 31, 2020.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Grants Awarded to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Department of Natural and…We audited costs claimed by Puerto Rico’s Department of Natural and Environmental Resources under grants awarded by the FWS through WSFR.
The U.S. Department of the Interior Needs To Improve Support for Price Reasonableness Determinations and Justifications…Across four DOI bureaus, we found issues in the preparation of price reasonableness determinations and inadequate support for sole-source…
OIG In The News
Acting United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that a federal jury in Cheyenne returned guilty verdicts against a Pennsylvania man and two Florida men related to a stock fraud involving NuTech Energy Resources Inc., a company that…
Devon Energy Corporation, an Oklahoma-based oil and natural gas exploration and production company, and its affiliates, Devon Energy Corp. (Oklahoma) and Devon Energy Production Company LP (collectively, “Devon”), have agreed to pay $6.15 million…