Our Mission

The mission of the Office of Inspector General is to provide independent oversight and promote excellence, integrity, and accountability within the programs, operations, and management of the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Complaint Hotline

Anyone with knowledge of fraud, waste, abuse, misconduct, or mismanagement involving the U.S. Department of the Interior should contact the Office of Inspector General hotline.

Semiannual Report to Congress

Read the latest report to Congress highlighting the OIG’s successful work from April 1, 2015, through September 30, 2015.

OIG in the News

January 06, 2016

Nearly 12,000 Interior Department laptops are inadequately protected against the theft of personally identifiable information due to poorly configured software...

December 21, 2015
Press Release
ALBUQUERQUE – A real estate developer working with the Indian Pueblo Federal Development Corporation (IPFDC) was sentenced late yesterday afternoon in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., for his conviction on embezzlement and tax charges...
December 07, 2015

Regulators hoping to avoid criticism and potential congressional backlash rushed an environmental review of offshore Arctic oil development to ensure that Royal Dutch Shell would be able to drill this year, said a report issued Monday by a...

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