Sitting on the corner of my desk is the spiral bound collection of retired Secretary Ben G. Watts’ seven plus years of monthly TNews Corner Stone articles. Secretary Watts served as the Department’s secretary from January 1990 to July 1997 … Continue reading Catching Up With the OIG
Chapter 14-75 Florida Administrative Code, requires professional consultants to submit an annual rate audit as a prerequisite to qualify to perform work for the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The FDOT Office of Inspector General (OIG) Contract Audit section is … Continue reading Certified Public Accountant Workpaper Reviews
Winter is almost over, leaving behind cold dreary days and Spring is rapidly approaching, bringing forth colorful flowers and growing green grass. Many will reach for their gardening tools and lawn equipment only to be disappointed when the mower will … Continue reading The Importance of Grant Monitoring
In December 2018, the Office of Inspector General (OIG), Investigations Section went through our reaccreditation assessment with the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation, Inc. (CFA). The CFA, which was established in 1995, is a not-for-profit incorporated body of law … Continue reading Accrediting the Investigations Function
The Principles and Standards for Offices of Inspector General (OIG) state, “Because OIGs evaluate how well programs and operations are functioning, they have a special responsibility to ensure that their own operations are as effective as possible. Each OIG should … Continue reading Quality Assurance: More Than Just the Punctuation Police.
FTA Debars Former Quality Control Manager for Wire Fraud Conspiracy Related to Dulles Metrorail Project On December 21, 2018, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) debarred Andrew Nolan from participating in federally funded procurement and nonprocurement programs for 3 years. This … Continue reading US DOT News
Former PennDOT Executive Sentenced for Accepting Bribes On January 22, 2019, Nicholas Martino, a former assistant district executive at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 6, was sentenced in Montgomery County Magisterial District Court 38-1-25, Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, to 9–23 … Continue reading US DOT News
Congratulations to the following employees: Luis Camejo: Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Christine Ouellette: Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Larry Burns and Matt Strickland: Certified Inspector General Investigator (CIGI) Tim Crellin and Jovon Merritt: Certified Inspector General Auditor (CIGA) Passing and receiving … Continue reading Recognized Employees