Office of State Inspector General - Stephen B. Street, Jr., State Inspector General - State of LouisianaWelcome. The mission of the Louisiana Office of State Inspector General is to help prevent and detect waste, mismanagement, abuse, fraud, and corruption in the executive branch of state government without regard to partisan politics, allegiances, status, or influence.
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The Louisiana State Inspector General is an independent office with a mission to investigate white collar criminal and public corruption cases, and to root out and prevent fraud and corruption in government.  The office is a designated law enforcement agency by statute, with the associated investigative powers and privileges.  Stephen Street has served as Louisiana’s Inspector General since January of 2008, and was confirmed by the Louisiana Senate for a second six-year term that runs through January of 2020.  For more information on Inspector General Street, please visit the “About the Inspector General” page. All public records requests should be directed to Joe Lotwick, Custodian of Records for the Office of State Inspector General.

September 26, 2017 Councilwoman Convicted for Stealing from Town of Arcadia

September 26, 2017 Former Town of Arcadia Employee Found Guilty of Felony Theft 

September 21, 2017 CFO of Non-Profit Pleads Guilty to Theft of Federal Grant Funds

August 11, 2017: U.S. Attorney’s Office indicts former Avoyelles Correctional Center warden, wife on fraud charges

August 11, 2017  Nate Cain and estranged wife indicted on federal charges

July 24, 2017 Thibodaux Woman Charged with Wire Fraud and Money Laundering for the Theft of Approximately $369,701

June 26, 2017  School Owner Convicted of Federal Financial Aid Fraud and Money Laundering Offenses

May 18, 2017 Superseding Indictment Handed Down in Alternatives Living, Inc. for Conspiracy and Theft of Federal Funds

April 21, 2017 Inspector General Street to be Featured Speaker at May 2017 Better Business Bureau Luncheon

April 10, 2017 OIG Releases Report on GNOEC - Reed

March 21, 2017  OIG Annual Report 2016

January 31, 2017 Inspectors General:  Funding, Access Create Hurdles for Corruption Investigations

January 30, 2017 Independent Inspectors General Under Siege:  A Tale of Two State Inspectors General

November 30, 2016 Inspectors General are the Constant

November 30, 2016 LA Inspector General Stephen Street Reelected President of National Association of Inspectors General

August 11, 2016 Former LA Veterans' Home Administrator Arrested on OIG Warrant

June 30, 2016 The Advocate:  In Fresh Black Eye for LA Film Incentives, State IG Finds Overbilling in 2 Programs About New Orleans Saints

June 30, 2016 Times Picayune: 'Sean Payton Show' Producer Received $1 Million in Improper Tax Credits, IG Says

June 29, 2016 IG Releases Report on Horizon Entertainment Motion Picture Tax Credits

June 28, 2016 Family Running Non-Profit Indicted for Theft of Funds Intended for the Needy

May 18, 2016 Houma Today:  Protect the Inspector General's Office 

May 16, 2016  LA Inspector General Questions Lawmakers' Motives to Defund His Agency

May 16, 2016 Former VA Nurse Arrested on IG Warrant

May 12, 2016 Inspector General Funding Restored in Next Year's Budget

May 12, 2016  Houma Today:  Kill Effort to End OIG

May 10, 2016 The Advocate:  Fund the Inspector General's Work Against Waste

May 10, 2016 Push to Eliminate the OIG Draws Criticism

May 10, 2016 Louisiana House Committee Votes to Close Down State Inspector General

April 19, 2016 Ex-Henderson Official Sentenced for Illegal Ticket Quota Scheme

March 9, 2016 Peter and Susan Hoffman Sentenced in Tax Credit Scheme

February 17, 2016 Former DCFS Worker Arrested on OIG Warrant

February 1, 2016 - IG Releases Veterans Affairs Report Jointly with LLA

State Inspector General Stephen B. Street, Jr.

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How the OIG works...
The Office of State Inspector General (OIG) is comprised of an Audit Division and an Investigation Division. The Inspector General initiates audits and investigations from complaints and referrals received in the office and from internal assessments of high-risk areas performed by OIG management. The flow chart below provides a detailed description of our audit and investigative processes.
Audit or Investigation
If Audit
If Investigation