USPS OIG: Bringing Our Work to You

 May 23, 2022 The most important goal of our office is to do excellent work that promotes efficiency and effectiveness and ensures integrity at the Postal Service. That is only the first step though. Good work also needs to be easily available to the people who use it. We want to make it simple…

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USPS OIG: Fall 2021 Semiannual Report to Congress

The Office of Inspector General is tasked with ensuring efficiency, accountability, and integrity in the U.S. Postal Service. We also have the distinct mission of helping to maintain confidence in the mail and postal system, as well as to improve the Postal Service’s bottom line. We use audits and investigations to help protect the integrity…

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U.S. Postal Inspection Service Case Management of Arrests

Objective Our objective was to evaluate the U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s oversight of case management reporting requirements related to arrests. We also determined whether the Postal Inspection Service reports its results to National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Postal Inspection Service inspectors lead investigations involving postal crimes such as mail fraud and mail theft, execute…

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USPS OIG: Does First-Class Mail Get First Class Service?

September 20, 2021 Sometimes our auditors look at specific incidents or facilities. Other times, especially when concerns are raised, we examine broader, more systemic issues. So, what did we do when more than 70 members of Congress asked us to look into the persistent declines in on-time mail delivery in 17 postal districts? We opened…

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USPS OIG: Independent Report to OPM on Employee Benefits, Withholdings, Contributions, and More

Objective We performed procedures agreed upon by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) Office of the Chief Financial Officer. This attestation engagement is an annual requirement of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget. Our objective was to assist the OPM in assessing the reasonableness of Postal Service employee health benefits, life insurance, and…

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Senate Hearing: FY 2022 Budget Request for USPS OIG and USPS Service Issues

Statement of Tammy L. Whitcomb Inspector General, United States Postal Service July 13, 2021 Our Budget The $263 million included in the President’s budget is based on our FY 2022 budget submission last fall. This was before the Postal Service announced its plans to make significant changes, including the following. The Postal Service is dramatically…

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USPS OIG: Spring 2021 Semiannual Report to Congress

The Office of Inspector General is tasked with ensuring efficiency, accountability, and integrity in the U.S. Postal Service. We also have the distinct mission of helping to maintain confidence in the mail and postal system, as well as to improve the Postal Service’s bottom line. We use audits and investigations to help protect the integrity…

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USPS OIG: Former Post Office Supervisor Sentenced for Stealing Cash from Mail

April 27, 2021 Leonard C Boyle, Acting United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Jessica Giles, 38, of West Haven, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny to two years of probation, the first three months of which Giles must spend in home confinement, for stealing cash from the…

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