AmeriCorps OIG

AmeriCorps OIG AmeriCorps Office of Inspector General The AmeriCorps Office of Inspector General was created by the National and Community Service Trust Act of 1993.

Our authority is statutory and comes from the Inspector General Act of 1978 as amended, and the Inspector General Reform Act of 2008,which directs Inspectors General to:
1) Conduct and supervise independent and objective audits and investigations relating to agency programs and operations.
2) Promote economy, effectiveness and efficiency within the agency.
3) Prevent and detect fraud, waste and ab

Our authority is statutory and comes from the Inspector General Act of 1978 as amended, and the Inspector General Reform Act of 2008,which directs Inspectors General to:
1) Conduct and supervise independent and objective audits and investigations relating to agency programs and operations.
2) Promote economy, effectiveness and efficiency within the agency.
3) Prevent and detect fraud, waste and ab

Operating as usual

06/17/2021

#DidYouKnow: AmeriCorps OIG's Audit section released 2 evaluation reports during the first half of FY 2021 and currently has 6 audit projects underway, including a special review of subrecipient monitoring of AmeriCorps grantees.
#audits #ICYMI

06/11/2021
www.americorpsoig.gov

#DidYouKnow: During the first half of FY 2021, AmeriCorps OIG's Investigative section initiated six investigations and closed 11 actions, three of which resulted in findings and recommendations. Want to learn more? Check out our SAR:https://www.americorpsoig.gov/sites/default/files/SAR%2021-01_0.pdf
#ICYMI #investigation

#ICYMI: During the first half of fiscal year 2021, AmeriCorps OIG investigators had ten active civil and criminal referr...
06/07/2021
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#ICYMI: During the first half of fiscal year 2021, AmeriCorps OIG investigators had ten active civil and criminal referrals with U.S. Attorney's Offices across the country. You can find this information and more in our Semiannual Report: https://www.americorpsoig.gov/news-entry/sar-2021#ICYMI

As of September 2020, CNCS is operating under the name AmeriCorps. CNCS OIG has adopted that practice and has been officially rebranded to AmeriCorps OIG

New Report Alert: AmeriCorps OIG released our Semiannual Report to Congress covering our oversight activities of AmeriCo...
05/28/2021

New Report Alert: AmeriCorps OIG released our Semiannual Report to Congress covering our oversight activities of AmeriCorps for the October 1, 2020, through March 31, 2021 reporting period. The full report is available here: https://www.cncsoig.gov/news-entry/sar-2021-vol-1

New Report Alert: AmeriCorps OIG released our Semiannual Report to Congress covering our oversight activities of AmeriCorps for the October 1, 2020, through March 31, 2021 reporting period. The full report is available here: https://www.cncsoig.gov/news-entry/sar-2021-vol-1

05/20/2021

Every May, we celebrate and recognize #OlderAmericansMonth and the role older Americans play in shaping our nation. We would be remiss if we didn't shout out our AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers and their dedication to service.
#AmeriCorpsSeniorsWorks #AmeriThanks #ThankfulThursday

Our Counsel Team is hiring an Attorney Advisor (NY-3/NY-4) in our Washington, DC office. To apply: https://www.usajobs.g...
05/12/2021

Our Counsel Team is hiring an Attorney Advisor (NY-3/NY-4) in our Washington, DC office. To apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/601195800

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/601195600
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#NowHiring #Jobs #lawyer #recruiting

Our Counsel Team is hiring an Attorney Advisor (NY-3/NY-4) in our Washington, DC office. To apply: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/601195800

https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/601195600
(Open to the Public)

#NowHiring #Jobs #lawyer #recruiting

During #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek, we take the time to honor and recognize all who serve our nation as Federal, state...
05/06/2021

During #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek, we take the time to honor and recognize all who serve our nation as Federal, state, county and local government employees. Our public servants keep this country running and make many things #govpossible.
#PSRW2021

During #PublicServiceRecognitionWeek, we take the time to honor and recognize all who serve our nation as Federal, state, county and local government employees. Our public servants keep this country running and make many things #govpossible.
#PSRW2021

Happy #EarthDay! Today is a day to think about and celebrate the planet we all call home. We also want to say Thank You ...
04/22/2021

Happy #EarthDay! Today is a day to think about and celebrate the planet we all call home. We also want to say Thank You to all those who #volunteer to make this planet cleaner and greener.

#earthday2021 #RestoreOurEarth

Happy #EarthDay! Today is a day to think about and celebrate the planet we all call home. We also want to say Thank You to all those who #volunteer to make this planet cleaner and greener.

#earthday2021 #RestoreOurEarth

04/19/2021

This #NationalVolunteerWeek, we give thanks to our AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers across the country. AmeriCorps members and volunteers consistently demonstrate the tremendous power of service and volunteerism.

Evaluation of AmeriCorps grants awarded to Volunteer Maine and one of its subgrantees identified questioned costs of $84...
04/16/2021
21-01 Evaluation of Americorps Grants Awarded to the Maine Commission for Community Service | Office of Inspector General | Corporation for National & Community Service

Evaluation of AmeriCorps grants awarded to Volunteer Maine and one of its subgrantees identified questioned costs of $846,751 and compliance findings, covering three program years. Read more here: https://www.americorpsoig.gov/news-entry/20-01-evaluation-americorps-grants-awarded-maine-commission-community-service

The evaluation of AmeriCorps grants awarded to the Maine Commission for Community Service (the Commission) and one of its 14 subgrantees (LearningWorks) identified questioned Federal costs of $254,014, questioned match costs of $592,737, and compliance findings, covering the three years beginning Ja...

NEWS ALERT: An Alabama non-profit has agreed to Pay $30,000 and implement a compliance plan to resolve claims it failed ...
04/12/2021
Southeast Alabama Community Action Partnership, Inc. Agrees to Pay $30,000 and Implement Compliance Improvements to Resolve Claims It Failed to Return Community Service Grand Funds to the United States

NEWS ALERT: An Alabama non-profit has agreed to Pay $30,000 and implement a compliance plan to resolve claims it failed to return AmeriCorps funds. To learn more: https://www.justice.gov/usao-edpa/pr/southeast-alabama-community-action-partnership-inc-agrees-pay-30000-and-implement

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Pennsylvania FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 9, 2021 Southeast Alabama Community Action Partnership, Inc. Agrees to Pay $30,000 and Implement Compliance Improvements to Resolve Claims It Failed to Return Community Service Grand F...

NEWS ALERT: A Hawaiian woman pleaded guilty for her role in a conspiracy to embezzle AmeriCorps program funds. Learn mor...
04/05/2021
Wife of Hawaiian Non-Profit Executive Pleads Guilty Conspiring to Embezzle from AmeriCorps

NEWS ALERT: A Hawaiian woman pleaded guilty for her role in a conspiracy to embezzle AmeriCorps program funds. Learn more here: https://www.justice.gov/usao-dc/pr/wife-hawaiian-non-profit-executive-pleads-guilty-conspiring-embezzle-americorps

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Columbia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 2, 2021 Wife of Hawaiian Non-Profit Executive Pleads Guilty Conspiring to Embezzle from AmeriCorps WASHINGTON – Angelita Aipoalani, 42, of Waianae, Hawaii, pled guilty on April 1, 2021 in federa...

NEWS ALERT: A Hawaiian non-profit executive pleaded guilty for embezzling more than $500,000 from AmeriCorps after an in...
03/29/2021
Hawaiian Non-Profit Executive Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Over $500,000 from AmeriCorps and Agreeing to Receive a Bribe for Administering CARES Act Grants

NEWS ALERT: A Hawaiian non-profit executive pleaded guilty for embezzling more than $500,000 from AmeriCorps after an investigation by AmeriCorps OIG, the FBI's Honolulu field office, and the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia. To learn more: https://www.justice.gov/usao-dc/pr/hawaiian-non-profit-executive-pleads-guilty-embezzling-over-500000-americorps-and

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Columbia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, March 26, 2021 Hawaiian Non-Profit Executive Pleads Guilty to Embezzling Over $500,000 from AmeriCorps and Agreeing to Receive a Bribe for Administering CARES Act Grants WASHINGTON – Hanalei Aipoalani...

03/26/2021

Women's History Month is a time to celebrate the amazing women who have come before us and who continue to pave the way. As we close out this month, AmeriCorps OIG would like to give a shout out to our office's inspirational leader, Inspector General Deb Jeffrey.

03/08/2021

Happy #AmeriCorpsWeek! This week is about celebrating the AmeriCorps members and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers of the past and present that have united to provide service to communities across the country. AmeriCorps OIG thanks each and everyone of these members and volunteers.

Today is national #SlamTheScam day! Join us, the Social Security Administration OIG, and other oversight colleagues toda...
03/04/2021

Today is national #SlamTheScam day! Join us, the Social Security Administration OIG, and other oversight colleagues today at 3 pm EST for a Twitter chat to learn how to protect yourself from phone scam tactics.

Follow along here: https://twitter.com/AmeriCorpsOIG and https://twitter.com/TheSSAOIG

Today is national #SlamTheScam day! Join us, the Social Security Administration OIG, and other oversight colleagues today at 3 pm EST for a Twitter chat to learn how to protect yourself from phone scam tactics.

Follow along here: https://twitter.com/AmeriCorpsOIG and https://twitter.com/TheSSAOIG

Many everyday, online activities put you at risk to scammers. Be wary of how you share your personal information online ...
03/04/2021

Many everyday, online activities put you at risk to scammers. Be wary of how you share your personal information online and NEVER give personal information to strangers online. Protect your wallet and #SlamTheScam.

Many everyday, online activities put you at risk to scammers. Be wary of how you share your personal information online and NEVER give personal information to strangers online. Protect your wallet and #SlamTheScam.

Remember, Government officials will NEVER call you and demand money or threaten to suspend government services. Don't fa...
03/03/2021

Remember, Government officials will NEVER call you and demand money or threaten to suspend government services. Don't fall for government imposter scams and report them to the FTC and the appropriate agency's OIG.

Remember, Government officials will NEVER call you and demand money or threaten to suspend government services. Don't fall for government imposter scams and report them to the FTC and the appropriate agency's OIG.

Scam tips from AmeriCorps OIG:1. Hang up the phone2. Never give unknown callers personal information or money3. Gift car...
03/02/2021

Scam tips from AmeriCorps OIG:
1. Hang up the phone
2. Never give unknown callers personal information or money
3. Gift cards are for gifts, not payments
4. Talk to friends and family
5. Report scams to the FTC or the appropriate agency's OIG

Stay alert and don't fall for scammers' tricks. #SlamtheScam #money #stayalert

Scam tips from AmeriCorps OIG:
1. Hang up the phone
2. Never give unknown callers personal information or money
3. Gift cards are for gifts, not payments
4. Talk to friends and family
5. Report scams to the FTC or the appropriate agency's OIG

Stay alert and don't fall for scammers' tricks. #SlamtheScam #money #stayalert

March 4 is National Slam the Scam day, a part of National Consumer Protection Week! The government will NEVER use social...
03/01/2021

March 4 is National Slam the Scam day, a part of National Consumer Protection Week! The government will NEVER use social media pages to:
❌demand money from you
❌threaten to suspend government services

Help us #SlamTheScam and don't be fooled by government scammers!

March 4 is National Slam the Scam day, a part of National Consumer Protection Week! The government will NEVER use social media pages to:
❌demand money from you
❌threaten to suspend government services

Help us #SlamTheScam and don't be fooled by government scammers!

February 28-March 6, 2021 is National Consumer Protection Week! The Federal Trade Commission, Social Security Administra...
02/25/2021
AmeriCorps OIG (@AmeriCorpsOIG) | Twitter

February 28-March 6, 2021 is National Consumer Protection Week! The Federal Trade Commission, Social Security Administration and other agencies across the Federal government will be putting out content on #consumerprotection practices, including how to avoid Coronavirus scams and cyber fraud. Follow us on Twitter to learn more! https://twitter.com/AmeriCorpsOIG

The latest Tweets from AmeriCorps OIG (@AmeriCorpsOIG). Official Twitter account for the AmeriCorps Office of Inspector General. Report fraud, waste, or abuse to our hotline. https://t.co/vcwltpPDri. Washington, DC

The East St. Louis School District 189 has agreed to a $38,000+ civil settlement stemming from an AmeriCorps OIG #invest...
02/22/2021
U.S. Settles Dispute with East. St. Louis School District 189 over It's Americorps Program

The East St. Louis School District 189 has agreed to a $38,000+ civil settlement stemming from an AmeriCorps OIG #investigation into allegations of time & attendance fraud. Thank you to our partners at USAO Southern District of Illinois for their work. To learn more: https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdil/pr/us-settles-dispute-east-st-louis-school-district-189-over-its-americorps-program #settlement

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Illinois FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 22, 2021 U.S. Settles Dispute with East. St. Louis School District 189 over It's Americorps Program East St. Louis, Ill. – East St. Louis School District 189 (ESL189) has paid the Un...

Before this Valentine's Day, we want to send some appreciation and love to our USAOs across the country. USAOs allow us ...
02/12/2021

Before this Valentine's Day, we want to send some appreciation and love to our USAOs across the country. USAOs allow us to bring civil and criminal enforcement actions against those who inappropriately use our Federal funds. We've found our "perfect pear" in our continued partnerships.

Before this Valentine's Day, we want to send some appreciation and love to our USAOs across the country. USAOs allow us to bring civil and criminal enforcement actions against those who inappropriately use our Federal funds. We've found our "perfect pear" in our continued partnerships.

NEW REPORT: "The IG Community’s Joint Efforts to Protect Federal Grants from Fraud, Waste and Abuse” highlights oversigh...
02/03/2021

NEW REPORT: "The IG Community’s Joint Efforts to Protect Federal Grants from Fraud, Waste and Abuse” highlights oversight activities, results, and recoveries from recent audits, investigations and evaluations conducted by more than 20 Federal OIGs at grant-making agencies.https://www.ignet.gov/sites/default/files/files/CIGIEGrantOversightCapstoneReport(Jan2021)Final1-28-21x.pdf
#fightingfraud #teamwork #government

NEW REPORT: "The IG Community’s Joint Efforts to Protect Federal Grants from Fraud, Waste and Abuse” highlights oversight activities, results, and recoveries from recent audits, investigations and evaluations conducted by more than 20 Federal OIGs at grant-making agencies.https://www.ignet.gov/sites/default/files/files/CIGIEGrantOversightCapstoneReport(Jan2021)Final1-28-21x.pdf
#fightingfraud #teamwork #government

01/29/2021

On 2/1/2021, CNCS-OIG will officially become AmeriCorps OIG. We are excited to continue to provide oversight to AmeriCorps under our new name.

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01/29/2021

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01/29/2021

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Have a tip about fraud, waste, or abuse regarding an AmeriCorps program or contract? Contact our hotline and report it: ...
01/22/2021
Report Fraud, Waste & Abuse | Office of Inspector General | Corporation for National & Community Service

Have a tip about fraud, waste, or abuse regarding an AmeriCorps program or contract? Contact our hotline and report it: https://cncsoig.gov/hotline #fightingfraud

CNCS-OIG operates a Fraud Hotline to provide an opportunity for concerned citizens, program participants, employees of CNCS grant recipients, program members and volunteers, and others to report instances of fraud, waste, abuse of authority, and mismanagement.

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01/13/2021
ReportFraud.ftc.gov

FRAUD ALERT: If you receive a call, text message, or are contacted via social media from an apparent AmeriCorps official asking for money, you should cease communication and inform the FTC through the following link: https://reportfraud.ftc.gov/#/?orgcode=CNCS

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