King Louis XIV of France did more than usher in a golden age of art and literature and preside over a dazzling royal court at Versailles in the 17th century. He also introduced the world to the inspector general concept, appointing agents to review his military and report back what...Read More
In April 2009, the OIG established the Major Fraud Investigations Division (MFID), which is responsible for investigating all allegations of fraud within the Postal Service’s programs and operations with a contract award price (individual or aggregate) of $250,000 or more, as well as allegations that become national or multi-jurisdictional in nature.
Major fraud investigations are time-consuming and complex. Outcomes of any significance can take years before they are realized. However, the return on investment for the Postal Service can be even more significant, leading to cost avoidances, restitution, recoveries, and improved processes as well as the suspension and debarment of companies and individuals.