Audits and Investigations

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Featured Audit Report

DATE:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

In 2011, the Governor of New York negotiated with unions representing DDD employees to reduce workforce costs. One measure negotiated to reduce workforce costs was Deficit Reduction Leave (DRL). Per the DRL provision, the State reduced Division of Disability Determinations (DDD) employees’ salaries by the value of 9 days in Fiscal Years 2011 through 2013. The employees were required to take 9 days of DRL in those years.

Featured Investigation

DATE:
Thursday, April 16, 2015

From the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Massachusetts:

BOSTON – An Andover man was sentenced today for stealing more than $149,000 in Social Security benefits.

Graeme Griffith, 60, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Senior Judge Mark L. Wolf to four months in prison, two years of supervised release, and a $3,000 fine. Griffith also paid full restitution of $149,285 today. In January 2015, Griffith pleaded guilty to theft of public money.