Yap OPA and office of AG sign MOU to develop mutual cooperation in investigating and prosecuting financial crimes
July 02, 2012
Yap State- the office of the Yap State Public Auditor (OPA) and office of the Attorney General (OAG) signed and entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work collaboratively and mutually when it comes to criminal investigations relating to government finances and resources. The office of the Yap State Public Auditor, Compliance Investigation Division receives allegations of fraud, waste and mismanagement where they conduct a preliminary inquiry to determine whether or not there is justifiable suspicion to refer the matter to the Office of Attorney General. Pursuant to the MOU, all parties agree to work together to investigate and prosecute financial crimes. The MOU is a commitment between the parties in their efforts to fight fraud and corruption in government. The signing ceremony includes Acting AG Jeremiah Luther, Public Auditor Ronald Yow, Chief of Police Fanian Bamngin for the Division of Public Safety and Chief Investigator Sophia Pretrick of the Compliance Investigation Division.