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2013 New Orleans Presentations

We are pleased to make available some of the PowerPoint presentations from our recent conference in New Orleans. The Presentations are password protected, and available to only attendees of the conference. Please click here to access the presentations.

President’s Message

I hope you all are well and enjoying the holidays. I am so pleased to report that 2012 has been a terrific year for the Association of Inspectors General.  Our conferences in Anaheim and Clearwater were incredibly successful, as were our Florida-based Certified Inspector General Institute. There is no question that the Inspector General community…

2011 Summer Inspectors General Institute

Inspector General InstituteTM Professional certification programs offered; Certified Inspector General (CIG) Certified Inspector General Auditor (CIGA) Certified Inspector General Investigator (CIGI) 2011 Summer – Williamsburg VA, DC – August 15-19, 2011 The next Certification Program offered is for the 2011 Certified Inspector General Auditor and the Certified Inspector General Investigator. The Institute will take place…

US Inspector General for Afghanistan quits

From the Boston Globe WASHINGTON — Retired Major General Arnold Fields, the US official in charge of rooting out corruption in Afghanistan, announced his resignation yesterday, just days after firing two of his top deputies. Key members of Congress urged President Obama to dismiss Fields, saying he failed to oversee the $56 billion that the…

Brown to Eliminate CA IG

From the Los Angeles Times One of Gov.-elect Jerry Brown‘s first official acts will be eliminating the state Office of Inspector General, a position held by former L.A. City Controller Laura Chick, who has been responsible for overseeing more than $50 billion in federal stimulus money. Brown’s office said in a statement Monday that he…

Randy Meyer is New Ohio IG

From The Columbus Dispatch Randy Meyer, the chief investigator for state Auditor Mary Taylor and a former police officer, was appointed Ohio inspector general today by Gov.-elect John Kasich. Meyer, 44, a Republican from Wilmington, will replace Thomas P. Charles, who will be Kasich’s public safety director when he takes office on Jan. 10. Kasich and…

Connecticut: Reforming the AG’s Office

Editorial from the Connecticut Law Tribune Now that the long-term incumbent attorney general is about to leave that office, it’s time to re-examine some of the duties of that office and reduce the inherent conflicts that our current statutes create. Under Connecticut General Statute 3-125, the attorney general has the duty to appear for all…

2011 Winter Inspector General Institutes

The next Certification Program offered is for the 2011 Certified Inspector General Auditor and the Certified Inspector General Investigator. The Institute will occur February 28 – March 4, 2011 in Jacksonville, FL.

A Student’s Perspective on the 2010 Spring Conference

By Lisbeth Dominguez MPA-IG Student, John Jay College of Criminal Justice The Inspector General track has always intrigued me. I started an MPA-IG program at John Jay Col-lege with the intention of learning more about fraud investigations. As I learned more about the IG field, I was curious as to how it would be to…

Forensic Auditors – Worth Their Weight in Gold

By analyzing records that had been previously reviewed both engineering and internal audit staff, the forensic auditor was able to discover a pattern of inconsistencies, that when verified, disclosed that a massive fraud existed among contractors and their workers and agency engineers charged with the responsibility for the administration of government contracts.