Court Cases

Man Pretends to be Navy SEAL to Steal VA Benefits

July 26, 2020 12:59 PM
Man Pretends to be Navy SEAL to Steal VA Benefits

A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty to pretending to be a Navy SEAL in order to receive VA benefits to which he was not entitled.

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Agency Decision to Revoke Tentative Job Offer Not Appealable

July 16, 2020 11:15 AM
Agency Decision to Revoke Tentative Job Offer Not Appealable

Does the MSPB have jurisdiction over an appeal from an applicant who was made a “tentative” job offer that was revoked by the agency because of a background check?

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Pulling Security Clearance Leads to Disciplinary Indefinite Suspension

Pulling Security Clearance Leads to Disciplinary Indefinite Suspension

DOJ indefinitely suspended an employee after his security clearance was pulled. See how he made out on appeal.

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Supreme Court Orders Restructuring of CFPB

June 29, 2020 11:45 AM
Supreme Court Orders Restructuring of CFPB

The Supreme Court has determined in a 5-4 decision that the structure of a controversial agency created in 2008 must be restructured.

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Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $400k in Pension Benefits

June 20, 2020 11:37 AM
Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing Over $400k in Pension Benefits

A Maryland man is facing prison time for spending his dead mother’s government pension payments.

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Implications for Supreme Court’s LGBT Employment Discrimination Decision for Federal Employees

June 18, 2020 10:25 AM
Implications for Supreme Court’s LGBT Employment Discrimination Decision for Federal Employees

What are the implications for federal employees from the recent Supreme Court decision on workplace discrimination?

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Former Federal Employee Posed as CIA Operative to Steal Millions

June 15, 2020 7:41 AM
Former Federal Employee Posed as CIA Operative to Steal Millions

A former federal employee with the DEA created an elaborate story in which he falsely claimed to be a covert CIA operative to steal millions of dollars.

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VA Employee Sentenced For Orchestrating $19 Million Corruption Scheme

June 12, 2020 5:05 PM
VA Employee Sentenced For Orchestrating $19 Million Corruption Scheme

A former federal employee is heading to prison for designing and orchestrating a multi-million dollar fraud scheme.

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Former Federal Employee Claimed His Sister as His Wife to Get Benefits

June 11, 2020 1:11 PM
Former Federal Employee Claimed His Sister as His Wife to Get Benefits

A former federal employee has pleaded guilty to federal health care fraud totaling over $150,000.

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Court of Appeals Overturns FLRA on Bargaining Issue

Court of Appeals Overturns FLRA on Bargaining Issue

A Court of Appeals has expanded the scope of bargaining in the federal government by overturning a decision of the FLRA.

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