Fraud Detection and Prevention
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the U.S. Department of Education (ED) conducts audits, investigations, and inspections of educational programs and operations. The OIG has criminal investigators nationwide who conduct investigations of fraudulent schemes targeting ED funds and/or programs. This presentation will provide participants with information regarding ED/OIG investigations of individuals and organizations that have defrauded the many types of federal Title programs through various schemes. The presentation will also provide administrators with details of fraud indicators they might see if fraud is occurring and how to report matters to ED/OIG.
Leon Carter, Special Agent, has been with ED-OIG since 2021. SA Carter was previously an Special Agent with the EPA-OIG for 3 years.