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Bureau of Special Investigations Identifies Over $13.5 Million in Public Benefit Fraud in FY22 

11/02/2022 Office of the State Auditor

The increase in identified fraud is largely attributable to an increase in pre-pandemic levels of cases referred by the public benefits agencies for investigation and emanating from its own data analytics unit.

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Bureau of Special Investigations Identifies Over $6 Million in Public Benefit Fraud in FY21 

4/07/2022 Office of the State Auditor

Report highlights notable activity surrounding BSI’s cases during the past fiscal year

Speech

Auditor Bump's Testimony Before the Committee on Ways and Means in Support of her FY23 Budget Request 

2/08/2022 Office of the State Auditor

Auditor highlights the successes of the OSA over the past year and addresses strategic investments that the office is pursuing for the upcoming fiscal year.

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Auditor Bump Highlights FY23 Priorities in Budget Testimony 

2/08/2022 Office of the State Auditor

Testimony offered insight into how OSA will be conducting audits of pandemic relief spending.

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Auditor Bump Appoints New General Counsel and Deputy Auditor 

9/02/2021 Office of the State Auditor

Michael K. Leung-Tat will oversee the Office's legal affairs, as well as the agency’s Bureau of Special Investigations and Division of Local Mandates.

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In Budget Testimony, Auditor Bump Highlights FY22 Priorities 

3/02/2021 Office of the State Auditor

Bump detailed her office’s transition to remote work, highlighted ways it has improved government operations, and discussed her agency’s FY22 priorities.

Speech

Auditor Bump's Testimony before the Committee on Ways and Means in Support of her FY22 Budget Request 

3/02/2021 Office of the State Auditor

During her testimony, Bump detailed her office’s transition to remote work, highlighted ways it has improved government operations during this period, and discussed her agency’s priorities for the upcoming fiscal year.

Press Release

Bureau of Special Investigations Identifies Over $8 Million in Public Benefit Fraud in FY20 

2/18/2021 Office of the State Auditor

The report highlights notable activity surrounding BSI’s cases during the past fiscal year.

Press Release

Quincy Woman Admits to Public Benefits Fraud 

11/30/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Defendant ordered to spend a year under house arrest and pay a six-figure restitution after pleading guilty last week to fifteen indictments of defrauding public benefits programs and providing false or misleading information.

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Gina Cash, Director of the Office of the State Auditor’s Bureau of Special Investigations, Receives Top Women of Law Award 

11/18/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Cash recognized for her contributions to helping the Auditor's Office accomplish its mission.

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State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump Receives NASACT’s President’s Award  

8/27/2020 Office of the State Auditor

Bump received the award for her commitment to government transparency and her leadership related to the prevention of Medicaid fraud.