Office of Inspector General
FDIC’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) is an independent organizational
unit established under the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended.
OIG’s statutory mission is to promote the economy, efficiency,
and effectiveness of FDIC programs and operations, and to protect against
fraud, waste, and abuse. OIG carries out this mission by conducting
audits, evaluations, and investigations; reviewing existing and proposed
legislation and regulations; and keeping the FDIC Chairman and the
Congress fully and currently informed of problems and deficiencies
relating to the FDIC programs and operations. These activities directly
support and augment the Corporation’s efforts to maintain stability
and public confidence in the nation’s financial system.
help accomplish its mission and achieve its vision, OIG has established
external strategic goals that align with the FDIC’s strategic
goals, programs, and activities. In addition, OIG has established an
internal strategic goal to build and sustain high-quality staff, effective
operations, OIG independence, and mutually beneficial working relationships.