Our office is required to refer for investigation to the Office of the Inspector General or to state or local law enforcement agencies any instance in which our review of Title IV aid applications indicates that an applicant may have engaged in fraud or other criminal misconduct in connection with the application.
The following examples are given in the regulations as instances that should be referred to the appropriate authorities:
According to the U.S. Department of Education, simple errors resulting from omission or misunderstanding are not considered evidence of fraud.
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