SIGAR Quarterly Report to the United States Congress
Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction Arlington United States
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This report summarizes SIGARs oversight work and updates developments in four major sectors of Afghanistans reconstruction effort from October 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. It also includes an essay on Afghanistans need for continued procurement reform. During this reporting period, SIGAR issued 13 audits, inspections, alert letters, and other products assessing U.S. efforts to build the Afghan security forces, improve governance, facilitate economic and social development and combat the sale and production of narcotics. The reports identified a number of problems, including the eight issue areas of there construction currently most at risk of waste, fraud and abuse. During the reporting period, SIGAR criminal investigations resulted in one conviction and six sentencings nearly 2 million in criminal fines and restitutions a recovery of 320,000 from a civil settlement and the termination of a 99 million, improperly awarded, sole-source contract. SIGAR initiated 18 new investigations and closed 13, bringing the total number of ongoing investigations to 259. Additionally, SIGARs suspension and debarment program referred sixparties for suspension or debarment based on evidence developed as part of investigations conducted by SIGAR in Afghanistan and the United States.
- Administration and Management
- Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies