Expense Fraud

Anon Fire filed this request with the Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General of the United States of America.


From: Patrick Mackie

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

A narrative listing of all responsive cases involving expense reimbursement, expense fraud, travel expenses, entertainment expenses program fraud, general fraud, and theft. The data would be pulled from your investigative database including the Case number, Date opened, Date closed, Type (investigation, complaint, etc), Action, and Status similar to documents that were released in FOIA number #2013-163. My scope of search will be from January 1st 2015 to the date this request is processed by your office.

You can see FOIA #2013-163 here for reference:

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Patrick Mackie

From: Phelps, Steven (CTR)

Mr. Mackie,

Please find attached acknowledgement of receipt of your recent FOIA request. Should you have any questions or would like an update on the status of your request please reference the above FOIA number.

From: Phelps, Steven (CTR)

Mr. Mackie:

Thank you for contacting DHS-OIG to inquire about the status of your FOIA request. For your information, we are still waiting on records from the program office for your request. We apologize for the delay, but unfortunately we are short-staffed and have a large backlog of requests. We appreciate your patience.


From: Phelps, Steven (CTR)

Mr. Mackie:

Thank you for your interest in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG). Attached please find DHS-OIG's final response to the above-referenced FOIA request.