1997 - Rene Olivas

Photo of Rene Olivas, alumni '97

Rene Olivas (B.A., anthropology, '97) is a special agent with the fraud detection office in the U.S. Office of Inspector General, Department of Justice. Last year, Olivas won the Inspector General’s Award for Fraud Prevention and completed an investigation of a former Department of Justice trial attorney accused of stealing and attempting to sell sensitive, sealed court documents. In November he received a Law Enforcement Award from the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Central District of California, for a multi-year investigation of a chain of nursing homes accused of paying fraudulent inducements for patient referrals