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Inspector General

Mission and Goal

The mission of the Florida Lottery Office of Inspector General is to protect and promote public integrity and accountability within the Department through audits and investigations that detect fraud, waste and abuse and administrative violations.

The goal is to prevent and decrease the reoccurrence of such violations through employee awareness and cooperation while providing the Department with a timely, accurate, objective and useful work product that promotes confidence and provides transparency for the citizens of the State of Florida.

Authority

The Inspector General is chartered and governed in Section 20.055 of the Florida Statutes.

Organizational Structure and Independence

The Inspector General reports both administratively and functionally to the Florida Lottery Secretary. The Inspector General serves as the Chief Audit Executive for the Department. The main functions within the Office of Inspector General, which include internal audits, investigations and accountability services, are designed to comply with Florida Statutes and to assist the agency in being able to deliver the mission and goal.

Ethics and Conflict of Interest

The Office of Inspector General staff is responsible for providing objective and independent reviews of the Department and must conduct themselves in a professional and ethical manner. Staff members must ensure that they are knowledgeable of and comply with the Department's Standards of Conduct. Personnel are to comply with the Codes of Ethics for the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), ISACA and Association of Inspectors General (AIG) as well as Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation (CFA) standards.

Professional Standards

The Office of Inspector General subscribes to the following standards in the conduct of internal audit and investigation activities:

Duties and Responsibilities

The Inspector General is established in each state agency to provide a central point for coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote accountability, integrity, and efficiency in government as outlined in Florida Statute 20.055. It shall be the duty and responsibility of the Inspector General to:

  • Provide direction for, supervise and coordinate audits, investigations and management reviews relating to the programs and operations of the Florida Lottery;
  • Conduct, supervise, or coordinate other activities carried out or financed by the Florida Lottery for the purpose of promoting economy and efficiency in the administration of, or preventing and detecting fraud and abuse in, its programs and operations;
  • Keep the Florida Lottery Secretary informed concerning fraud, abuses, and deficiencies relating to programs and operations administered or financed by the Florida Lottery, recommend corrective action concerning fraud, abuses and deficiencies, and report on the progress made in implementing corrective action;
  • Ensure effective coordination and cooperation between the Auditor General, federal auditors, and other governmental bodies with a view toward avoiding duplication; and
  • Ensure that an appropriate balance is maintained between audit, investigative and other accountability activities.

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