March 9, 2021

Information Technology Company Owner and Former NSA Contractor Facing Federal Indictment for Submitting False Claims for Hours Worked on a Government Contract

The National Security Agency Office of the Inspector General, the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, and the Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland announced that a federal grand jury has indicated a NSA contractor on federal charges of submitting false claims and making false statements, in connection with the hours claimed to have been worked on a federal contract.

Feb. 10, 2021

Semiannual Report to Congress, 1 April 2020 - 30 September 2020

The unclassified version of the SAR covers the period from April 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020, and reflects what the NSA OIG could release publicly about its work for that reporting period. The OIG issued 11 oversight products during the period, making 221 recommendations to assist the Agency in addressing the findings and deficiencies identified. NSA's management agreed with all but one OIG recommendation that was made during the reporting period (and has subsequently indicated that it intends to take action sufficient to meet the intent of that recommendation as well). The Director of the NSA and Congress received the classified version of the SAR in accordance with the IG Act.

Jan. 19, 2021

Foreign-Language Training Companies Admit to Participating in Conspiracy to Defraud the United States

On 19 January 2021, the National Security Agency Office of the Inspector General, the Department of Justice Antitrust Division, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced that two providers of foreign-language services were charged with participating in a conspiracy to defraud the United States. Both providers entered into deferred prosecution agreements in which they agreed to pay a total of more than $340,000 in criminal penalties and victim compensation.

Jan. 6, 2021

Review of the Agency’s Implementation of Executive Order 13950 on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping

The National Security Agency Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released the unclassified report on its review of the Agency’s Implementation of Executive Order 13950 on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping.

Oct. 28, 2020

Audit of the Agency’s Retention Incentive Program

The National Security Agency Office of the Inspector General (OIG) released an unclassified summary of its Audit of the Agency's Retention Incentive Program.

Sept. 2, 2020

Semiannual Report to Congress, 1 October 2019 - 31 March 2020

The unclassified version of the SAR covers the period from October 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020, and reflects what the NSA OIG could release publicly about its work for that reporting period. The OIG issued 10 reports and oversight memoranda during the period, making 94 recommendations to assist the Agency in addressing the findings and deficiencies identified. NSA's management agreed with all OIG recommendations made during this period. The Director of the NSA and Congress received the classified version of the SAR in accordance with the IG Act.

July 20, 2020

Defense Contractor to Pay Nearly $1 Million to the United States to Resolve Allegation of Overbilling on NSA Contract

On July 20, 2020, the National Security Agency Office of the Inspector General and United States Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland announced Defense Contractor to Pay Nearly $1 Million to the United States to Resolve Allegation of Overbilling on NSA Contract.

Jan. 23, 2020

Semi-Annual Report to Congress, 1 April 2019 – 30 September 2019

The unclassified version of the SAR covers the period from April 1, 2019 through September 30, 2019, and reflects what NSA OIG could release publicly about its work for that reporting period. The OIG issued 14 reports and oversight memoranda during that period, making 232 recommendations to assist the Agency in addressing the findings and deficiencies identified. NSA's management agreed with all OIG recommendations made during this period. The Director of the NSA and Congress previously received the classified version of the SAR in accordance with the IG Act.

Dec. 13, 2019

Former NSA Contractors Sentenced on Federal Charges for Submitting False Claims for Hours Worked on Government Contract

On December 13, 2019, the National Security Agency Office of Inspector General and the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland announced Former NSA Contractors Sentenced on Federal Charges for Submitting False Claims for Hours Worked on Government Contract.

Dec. 12, 2019

Special Study of NSA Controls to Comply with Signals Intelligence Retention Requirements

The National Security Agency Office of the Inspector General (NSA OIG) announced today its release of an unclassified summary of its Special Study of NSA Controls to Comply with Signals Intelligence Retention Requirements. A classified version of the report that was completed earlier this year formed the basis for the unclassified summary released today.