Former State of Georgia employee sentenced to five years in federal prison for stealing $1.3 million earmarked for citizens with disabilities

ATLANTA – Former Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency counselor Karen C. Lyke (formerly known as Karen C. Gregory) has been sentenced to five years in prison for forging educational records and creating fake students with non-existent disabilities and illnesses in an elaborate, multi-year scheme to steal more than $1.3 million.  

OIG Publishes FY 2022 Annual Report

The Office of the State Inspector General has completed its FY 2022 annual report.

Former State of Georgia employee created phony clients with non-existent disabilities to steal over $1.3 million

ATLANTA – Former Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency counselor Karen C. Lyke (formerly known as Karen C. Gregory) has been charged with forging educational records and creating fake students with non-existent disabilities and illnesses in an elaborate, multi-year scheme to steal more than $1.3 million.  

OIG Publishes Evaluation of GVRA's Tuition Assistance

The Office of the State Inspector General (OIG) has posted a report summarizing its proactive evaluation of tuition assistance provided by the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency’s (GVRA) rehabilitation program. The report can be accessed here.

OIG Publishes FY 2022 Sexual Harassment Report

The Office of the State Inspector General has posted a report summarizing the administration of the Sexual Harassment Prevention Program (SHPP) in FY 2022, the third full year of the program’s implementation.

Former State Employee Indicted for Allegedly Embezzling Over $33,000 Meant to Help the Elderly

MACON – Selentria Kendrick, former senior employee with the Middle Georgia Regional Commission, has been indicted by a Macon-Bibb County grand jury.

Former Crisis Center Assistant Director Sentenced for Stealing over $58,000 Meant for Victims of Domestic Violence

DALTON –Amanda Cunningham, former Assistant Director with the Northwest Georgia Family Crisis Center, has entered a guilty plea and been sentenced for one count of felony theft by taking.

Former Agency External Communications Director Sentenced for Faking Multiple Pregnancies

ATLANTA – Robin Folsom, former Director of External Affairs for the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA), has pleaded guilty and been sentenced in the Superior Court of Fulton County to one count of Identity Fraud and three counts of False Statements.

Former Agency External Communications Director Indicted For Allegedly Faking Multiple Pregnancies

ATLANTA – Robin Folsom, former Director of External Affairs for the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency (GVRA), has been indicted by a Fulton County grand jury.

OIG Publishes FY 2021 Annual Report

The Office of the State Inspector General has completed its FY 2021 annual report.