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Squad 9/SCA

Squad 9/SCA is the Inspector General for the School Construction Authority (SCA). The School Construction Authority's (SCA) mission is to design and construct safe, attractive, and environmentally sound public schools for children throughout the many communities of New York City. The SCA is dedicated to building and modernizing schools in a responsible, cost-effective manner while achieving the highest standards of excellence in safety, quality and integrity. As the Inspector General for the School Construction Authority, Squad 9 investigates fraudulent schemes, wasteful practices, and other misconduct related to the SCA bidding and construction process, which includes prevailing wage theft, vendor overbilling, and other fraud. In 2017, SCA conducted prevailing wage investigations that included the recovery and reimbursement of wages to workers on school construction sites of more than $1.2 million dollars.