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DoD OIG Newsletter - June 2020

The DoD OIG newsletter summarizes the reports and investigations released by the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General in the previous month and those we anticipate releasing in the coming month.

DoD OIG Newsletter - June 2020

Semiannual Report to the Congress – October 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020



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DoD OIG Newsletter - June 2020
June 1, 2020
The DoD OIG newsletter summarizes the reports and investigations released by the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General in the previous month and those we anticipate releasing in the coming month.
Semiannual Report to the Congress – October 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020
May 28, 2020
The Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, requires the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (DoD OIG) to prepare semiannual reports summarizing its activities for the preceding 6-month period. These semiannual reports are intended to keep the Secretary of Defense and Congress fully informed of significant findings, progress the DoD has made relating to those findings, and recommendations for improvement.
Leo FitzHarris Discussed the DoD OIG’s COVID-19 Oversight Plan with Government Matters
May 20, 2020
Leo FitzHarris, Assistant Inspector General for Strategic Planning and Performance at the DoD OIG, discussed the DoD OIG’s COVID-19 Oversight Plan with Government Matters. Click here for the interview. Click here for additional DoD OIG Multimedia.
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Project Announcement: Evaluation of DoD Medical Treatment Facility Challenges During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) (Project No. D2020-DEV0PB-0136.000)
May 27, 2020
We plan to begin the subject evaluation in May 2020. The objective of this evaluation is to determine the challenges and needs DoD medical treatment facilities (MTFs) encounter in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. We may revise the objective as the evaluation proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.
Project Announcement: Audit of Infectious Disease Medical Treatment Capabilities at Al Udeid Air Base (Project No. D2020-D000RJ-0135.000)
May 18, 2020
We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2020. The objective of this audit is to determine whether Al Udeid Air Base (AUAB) has the capability to treat coronavirus disease–2019 (COVID-19) patients and isolate or quarantine suspected infected service members, civilians, and contractors.
Project Announcement: Audit of the Disinfection of DoD Facilities in Response to the Coronavirus Disease–2019 (Project No. D2020-D000RH-0128.000)
May 13, 2020
We plan to begin the subject audit in May 2020. The objective of this audit is to determine whether DoD officials cleaned and disinfected DoD facilities that were occupied by individuals suspected of, or confirmed as being positive for coronavirus disease–2019 (COVID-19) in accordance with Federal and DoD policies and procedures. We may revise the objective as the audit proceeds, and we will also consider suggestions from management for additional or revised objectives.
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Oklahoma Contractors to Pay $2.8 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Concerning Fraudulently Obtained Small Business Contracts
June 2, 2020
Tulsa, Oklahoma-based contractor the Ross Group Construction Corporation (Ross Group), and its corporate affiliates, have agreed to pay over $2.8 million to settle allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by improperly obtaining federal set-aside contracts reserved for disadvantaged small businesses, the Justice Department announced today.
Former Senior U.S. Navy Employee Charged for Role in Bribery Conspiracy and Lying to Investigators
May 20, 2020
The former Director of Operations of the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command Office in Busan, Republic of Korea (ROK) was charged in a complaint filed today in connection with his alleged participation in a bribery conspiracy and alleged lying to federal investigators.
Six Texas Pharmacy Owners and Marketers Charged in $14 Million Kickback Scheme
May 13, 2020
Six Dallas, Texas-area pharmacy owners and marketers were charged in a superseding indictment today for their roles in a scheme involving compound drug claims to TRICARE and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the vast majority of which were the product of over $14 million in illegal kickbacks and bribes.

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