Barnes discusses how the Department of Transportation can serve as a valuable source for journalists investigating transportation fraud. He begins by discussing some of the basic information about the Office of the Inspector General, including what it does and how media representatives should contact it. He also discusses the top ten fraud offenses, and how his office is useful in investigating them. Finally, Barnes discusses fraud that can occur in the DOT's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program. The tipsheet ends with a list of helpful websites, and recaps of some of the DOT's ongoing fraud investigations.