The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Energy is responsible for detecting
and preventing fraud, waste and abuse in DOE programs. The OIG accomplishes this by conducting
awareness briefings, audits, inspections and criminal investigations of DOE and its contractors.
DOE OIG Agent Whitney Cumpson will be at Jefferson Lab on Friday, June 2, as part of the DOE-IG.s
awareness-raising activities and to provide JLab Core Managers and staff with informational Fraud
Awareness briefings to include a section on crimes involving electronic data (Technology Crimes
Section). The Core Managers. briefing will run from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. in the CEBAF Center
auditorium; the All Staff briefing will run from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the CEBAF Center
Staff is encouraged to attend the All Staff briefing. Overflow seating for the All Staff meeting
will be provided in the cafeteria dining area. The briefing will NOT be recorded as previously announced.
A wide variety of issues are investigated by the OIG Office of Investigations, including
contract/grant fraud, false claims, false statements, defective pricing, product substitution,
bribery, solicitation of bribes, kickbacks, environmental violations, conflicts of interest, theft of
government property, health and safety matters, and computer access or intrusion matters.
You may contact the local OIG Investigations office, Region 1 Investigations - Washington, DC
Office, at (202) 586-5586. To report computer related crimes directly to the OIG Technology Crimes
Section, please call toll free, 877-827-7471.
If you suspect fraud, waste and abuse you can also contact the OIG HOTLINE at 1 (800) 541-1625 or
1 (202) 586-4073. You are not required to identify yourself to hotline operators, and anonymous
complaints are addressed just as vigorously as other complaints. If you contact the OIG and choose to
provide your name, the OIG will protect your identity to the maximum extent possible by law.
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Submitted: Thursday, June 1, 2006 - 3:00pm