Office of Special Investigations (OSI)
(07/01/07 - 09/30/07)
The Office of Special Investigations (OSI) was created by legislative action to investigate welfare fraud. OSI administration is located in Phoenix with field offices in Flagstaff and Tucson.
OSI consists of the following units:
Administrative Services - Provides clerical and system support to OSI Field Operations, OSI Fraud Operations, fingerprinting services, and fraud hotline services.
Field Operations - Consists of investigators who respond to requests for investigation. The investigators are out stationed or assigned to FAA local offices.
Fraud Operations - Prepares cases for prosecution in which potential fraud has been indicated in any of the following programs:
Cash Assistance (CA)
Child Care
Division of Child Support Services (DCSS)
Nutrition Assistance (NA)
Unemployment Insurance (UI)