Report Summary

Title: Alleged Improper Contracting within the Office of Information Security
Report Number: 18-02005-96 Download
Report
Issue Date: 3/29/2019
City/State: Washington, DC
VA Office: Office of Information and Technology (OIT)
Report Author: Office of Investigations
Report Type: Investigative
Release Type: Unrestricted
Summary:

The VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) Administrative Investigations Division investigated an allegation that an employee in the Office of Information Security, Office of Information and Technology steered the award of two contracts (one for $43 million and a second for $47 million) to a company because the vendor’s Chief of Technology Officer and the employee had a prior business relationship from a previous VA contract. The OIG did not substantiate the allegations and the matter was deemed resolved with no recommendations for further action.