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Former DIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Espionage

By on March 19, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former DIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Attempted Espionage

A former DIA officer has pleaded guilty to attempted espionage due to efforts to transmit classified defense information to China.

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Former SSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Thousands of Dollars in Benefits

By on March 18, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former SSA Employee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Thousands of Dollars in Benefits

A former employee at the Social Security Administration admitted that he used his position to steal tens of thousands of dollars in benefits.

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DOJ: Former Border Patrol Agent Gave Drug Traffickers Keys to Border Fences

By on March 12, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
DOJ: Former Border Patrol Agent Gave Drug Traffickers Keys to Border Fences

A former Border Patrol agent was sentenced for taking bribes to help drugs pass through CBP fences and security patrols.

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Appeals Court Sustains Ten-Day Suspension

By on March 11, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Appeals Court Sustains Ten-Day Suspension

This case challenging a ten-day suspension against a Border Patrol Agent made its way to the federal appeals court by way of a challenge to an arbitrator’s decision.

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MSPB Overturned by Appeals Court

By on February 27, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
MSPB Overturned by Appeals Court

The federal appeals court found fault with MSPB’s decision involving a supervisor charged with negligence in making sure an applicant had a required degree.

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U.S. Marshal Service Retiree Wins Big at Supreme Court

By on February 20, 2019 in Court Cases, Retirement with 0 Comments
U.S. Marshal Service Retiree Wins Big at Supreme Court

The Supreme Court sided with a retired federal employee in his fight to get state income tax treatment for his federal pension.

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Former VA Official Sentenced for $2 Million Bribery Scheme

By on February 17, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former VA Official Sentenced for $2 Million Bribery Scheme

A former VA official has been sentenced for his role in a $2 million scheme in which he took bribes in return for enrolling disabled military veterans into schools.

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Fort Hood Shooting Victims’ Lawsuit Is Dismissed

By on January 24, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Fort Hood Shooting Victims’ Lawsuit Is Dismissed

In a major setback for individuals trying to obtain redress for the 2009 Fort Hood attacks, a federal court has dismissed all of the claims filed by victims.

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Lawsuit Seeking TRO To Reopen the Government Falls Short

By on January 22, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Lawsuit Seeking TRO To Reopen the Government Falls Short

A federal judge was not persuaded by plaintiffs to order the government to reopen or to start paying employees required to work without pay.

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Judge Refuses to Force Government to Pay Federal Employees Working During Shutdown

By on January 15, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Judge Refuses to Force Government to Pay Federal Employees Working During Shutdown

A federal judge refused to issue an order to force the government to pay federal employees who currently are required to work during the shutdown.

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