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The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is an independent unit established by law which is responsible for promoting economy, efficiency, and effectiveness and detecting and preventing fraud, waste, and mismanagement in the General Services Administration's (GSA) programs and operations. Our mission is to help the GSA to effectively carry out its responsibilities and to protect the public interest by bringing about positive changes in the performance, accountability, and integrity of GSA programs and operations.

We meet our mission through:

  • Independent audits and reviews of contracts, data and financial systems, information technology, and programs.
  • Criminal and civil investigations.
  • Reviews of proposed legislation and regulations.
  • Consultation with GSA, congressional, and law enforcement officials.

Recent News

Alexander Robert Xavier, 52, of Boca Raton, Florida, was sentenced to twelve-and-a-half years in prison.  Previously, a jury found Xavier guilty of defrauding federal agencies by issuing worthless bonds to insure government construction projects.  U.S. District Judge Kenneth A. Marra imposed the sentence and ordered Xavier to pay over $4 million in restitution to the victims of the fraud.

BOSTON – A previously convicted Chelmsford man has been ordered to forfeit more than $6.7 million in connection with his June 2016 conviction for recruiting veterans as figurehead owners of a construction company in order to receive specialized government contracts.

Michelle Cho, an officer of Far East Construction Corporation and other construction companies, pleaded guilty today to a federal charge of conspiring to commit wire fraud.  Cho also agreed to pay forfeiture in the amount of $169,166 and pay a criminal fine in the amount of $35,000.

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email:

OIG_PublicAffairs@gsaig.gov

phone:

(202) 501-0450

Address:

1800 F St NW
Washington, D.C. 20405