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Shapiro Administration Appoints Chair and Vice-Chair for Pennsylvania CLEAR Commission
State Inspector General Charges 48 with Public Assistance Fraud in October 2023
State Inspector General Charges 50 with Public Assistance Fraud in September 2023
State Inspector General Charges 48 with Public Assistance Fraud in August 2023
State Inspector General Charges 53 with Public Assistance Fraud in July 2023
State Inspector General Charges 43 with Public Assistance Fraud in June 2023
State Inspector General Charges 52 with Public Assistance Fraud in May 2023
State Inspector General Charges 55 with Public Assistance Fraud in April 2023
State Inspector General Charges 61 with Public Assistance Fraud in March 2023
State Inspector General Charges 33 with Public Assistance Fraud in February 2023
State Inspector General Charges 52 with Public Assistance Fraud in January 2023
Commission Approves Mental Health and Substance Abuse Crisis Recommendations, Other Law Enforcement Improvements
State Police Issues Response to Recommendations from Pennsylvania State Law Enforcement Citizen Advisory Commission
Commission Approves Law Enforcement Recommendations
The Pennsylvania State Law Enforcement Citizen Advisory Commission (Commission) today approved recommendations related to police-involved shootings, other uses of force and bias-based policing.
Law Enforcement Commission Announces Review Committees
The Pennsylvania State Law Enforcement Citizen Advisory Commission (LECAC) has formed several committees, with the goal of improving policing practices within commonwealth law enforcement agencies. LECAC will also hold a meeting at 2 p.m. May 20 to discuss the new committees, adopt bylaws, and approve other administrative matters.
State Inspector General Charges Dentist with Benefits Fraud
Perry County Dentist hid at least $600,000.00 in income.
State Inspector General Files Felony Charges in Trafficking Case
Harrisburg store employees caught in nearly $25,000 SNAP scheme
State Inspector General Files Felony Charges in Fraud Case
Butler County woman fraudulently obtained almost $200,000.00 in benefits while running a million-dollar business
Governor Wolf, Inspector General Beemer Honor Passing of Longtime PA Prosecutor Laura Ditka
State Inspector General Files Felony Charges in Food Stamp Trafficking Case
Grocery store employee used electronic benefit cards to stock his shelves and collect cash reimbursement
State Inspector General Files Felony Charges Against Police Officer for Welfare Fraud
Defendant Failed to Disclose Employment as Police Officer
Governor and General Assembly Statutorily Establish the Office of Inspector General
State Inspector General Bruce Beemer announced that Act 29-2017, which was signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf on July 20, 2017, goes into effect today creating the statutory Office of State Inspector General (OIG). Act 29 codified Senate Bill 527, proposed by Senator Ryan Aument, which was passed with significant bi-partisan support in the General Assembly.
OIG Charges Williamsport Woman with SNAP Trafficking for Selling her Food Stamp Benefits on Facebook. She Exchanged Benefits for Heroin.
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) has charged Tanya E. Keenan-Mack, 37, of Williamsport, with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) trafficking and access device fraud for selling her SNAP benefits on Facebook.
Office of Inspector General Investigation Leads to Food Stamp Trafficking Charges Against 10 in Harrisburg
Four Harrisburg store owners, an employee and five recipients of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, were charged Friday with welfare fraud after an investigation by the Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Harrisburg Bureau of Police.
Office of Inspector General Releases Report on State Police Academy; Makes Recommendations to Prevent Future Cheating & Improve Instruction
Harrisburg, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Office of Inspector General (OIG) released today a report that found evidence of cadet cheating, problems with training and testing, and misconduct by instructors at the Pennsylvania State Police Academy (PSP). On March 16, 2016, the PSP requested that the OIG conduct an investigation into allegations of cheating in the 144th Cadet Class, inadequacy and ineffectiveness in academy training and testing, and instructor misconduct.
Acting Inspector General Tyrone Powell Remembers Donald L. Patterson, Pa.'s Longest-Serving Inspector General
Acting Inspector General Tyrone Powell notes with sadness the passing last week of Donald L. Patterson, who was Pennsylvania’s Inspector General from 2003 to 2010.
OIG Announces September Welfare Fraud Adjudications
15 Cases Will Bring the Commonwealth $88,734.58 in Restitution
Inspector General Bruce Beemer Nominated for Attorney General
State Inspector General Bruce Beemer said today he is grateful for and honored by the confidence Gov. Tom Wolf has shown in him by nominating him for the position of Pennsylvania Attorney General, and he looks forward to earning the support of the state Senate during the confirmation process.
Philadelphia Child Care Center Owner Gets Jail, Hefty Restitution Bill for Welfare Fraud, Forgery, Theft and Record Tampering
OIG Sets Up Toll-Free Tip Line for PSP Academy Investigation
Anyone With Information Is Encouraged to Call 1-844-307-9997
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