Welcome to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation. Our office serves as an independent entity within PBGC. Our mandate is to detect and prevent fraud, waste, abuse, and violations of law, and to promote economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the PBGC. The OIG strives, as an agent of positive change, to continually improve PBGC management and program operations by independently conducting audits, evaluations, and investigations. Additionally, the OIG dutifully informs Congress regarding major developments associated with our audit and investigative missions. We report our accomplishments semiannually to PBGC's Board of Directors and Congress (Congressional Testimony and Statements).
The Office of Inspector General consists of the Inspector General and the Assistant Inspectors General, who provide leadership and oversight for the offices of Audit and Investigations.
PBGC employees, contractors and the public may confidentially report suspected wrongdoing by PBGC employees and contractors or allegations of possible fraud, waste or abuse occurring in a PBGC program or operation. Visit our HOTLINE web page for information describing how investigative information or complaints can be directly communicated to the OIG. For general inquiries about the PBGC OIG and its operations, dial the OIG phone number: 1-800-400-7242 and then enter extension 4030 during local business hours.
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PBGC's OIG is in the process of conducting various ongoing audit and investigations work, which is relevant to stakeholders such as plan participants and members of Congress. OIG work culminates in various products, including, but not limited to audit reports, Management Advisories, and Semi-Annual Reports to Congress. The following listing represents our most recent work products.
- Audit of Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's Financial Statement Closing Package for Fiscal Years 2015 and 2014 (AUD 2016-5/FA-15-108-5), issued November 17, 2015
- FY 2015 Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) (LTR 2016-4/ FA-15-108-4), issued November 13, 2015
- Report on Internal Controls Related to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation's Fiscal Year 2015 and 2014 Financial Statements Audit (AUD-2016-3 /FA-15-108-3), issued November 13, 2015
- Audit of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation’s Fiscal Year 2015 and 2014 Financial Statements (AUD-2016-2 /FA-15-108-2), issued November 13, 2015
- OIG Response to Senator Johnson – Non-Career Employees Involved in FOIA Process, June 23, 2015
- Risk Advisory – ME Program Financial Assistance Review Process, September 30, 2015
- Enterprise Risk Management - Whitepaper, September 10, 2015
- OIG Response to House Oversight and Government Reform Com Request - Access to Information, September 23, 2015
- PBGC Began Developing Methods for Oversight and Administration of Cloud Computing Service Providers – Work is Needed for the Expected Increase in Externally Hosted Systems