Office of the Inspector General Investigations. The Investigations Section conducts investigations designed to detect, deter, prevent, and eradicate fraud, waste, and abuse in the Department and the providers that contract with the Department, either directly or through another provider. These activities are required by Florida law (§20.055(7), F.S. ), which provides that the OIG conduct investigations and other inquiries free of impairment to independence. The OIG investigates allegations of serious misconduct, such as falsification of client home visits and allegations of fraud, waste, or abuse by employees or providers, as well as allegations of sexual harassment.