FCC Creates Social Media Accounts to Help Detect Fraud
October 19, 2021
The FCC’s Office of Inspector General has created FCC OIG social media accounts intended to aid in its mission of detecting and preventing fraud, waste and abuse, and promoting economy, efficiency and effectiveness in FCC operations.
The FCC describes the FCC OIG as “a small office with fewer than 50 full-time employees that nonetheless is responsible for the oversight of FCC operations and billions of dollars in funds administered through various FCC programs.”
According to a prepared statement from the FCC, “Recent Covid-19 relief-related legislation appropriated additional billions of dollars in funding to the FCC and with the expectation that some of these emergency appropriations may become permanent, our need for assistance from the public to help us ensure this money is appropriately disbursed, is at an all-time high. We hope to increase the visibility of our office through our social media accounts, with the expectation that individuals or entities with helpful information will come forward to assist us in furthering our mission.”
FCC social media accounts can be found at the following addresses: