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Scott Dahl

Inspector General
Department of Labor (confirmed)

Scott Dahl was appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate in 2013 as the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). As IG, Mr. Dahl is responsible for overseeing a large nationwide program of investigations and audits involving DOL programs and operations. He also directs investigations of organized crime influence and labor racketeering corruption and human trafficking related to DOL programs. Prior to his appointment, Mr. Dahl served as the Inspector General at the Smithsonian Institution. In addition, he has served in other senior positions in the Inspector General community, including at the Department of Justice, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and the Department of Commerce. Before joining the IG community, Mr. Dahl served in the Department of Justice as a corruption prosecutor in the Public Integrity Section of the Criminal Division and as a trial attorney in the Civil Fraud Section of the Civil Division. For 22 years, he was an adjunct professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center, teaching courses on ethics and public corruption.

  • Exploring the development of counter fraud products;
  • Sharing best practice between the UK and other public sector international forum partners and;
  • Analysing the challenges that face public sector fraud departments in different countries.

  • Straddling a barbed-wire fence:  Role of Inspector General in US Counter Fraud
  • The US fight against Public Sector Fraud