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Postal Employee Charged with Racking Up Over $160k in False Disability Claims

By on September 2, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Employee Charged with Racking Up Over $160k in False Disability Claims

A Postal employee has been arrested on allegations that he claimed to be totally disabled, yet spent five days a week running flea markets.

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Two Federal Agencies

By on August 8, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Funds from Two Federal Agencies

A Massachusetts woman has pleaded guilty to stealing a substantial sum of VA and Social Security benefits.

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Former VA and OPM Employee Convicted of Fraud

By on August 1, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former VA and OPM Employee Convicted of Fraud

A jury has convicted a former employee who worked for both the VA and OPM of theft and fraud.

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DOJ Says Recent Fraud Case May Not Be Linked to OPM Data Breach

By on July 10, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DOJ Says Recent Fraud Case May Not Be Linked to OPM Data Breach

The Justice Department now says that a recent case in Maryland involving stolen identities may not be linked to the OPM data breaches after all.

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Former BOP Employee Pays $50k in Anti-Kickback Settlement

By on May 4, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Former BOP Employee Pays $50k in Anti-Kickback Settlement

A former BOP employee has agreed to a settlement payment to resolve allegations that he violated the Anti-Kickback Act.

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Lance Armstrong and the Postal Service

By on April 20, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments

Former cyclist Lance Armstrong has agreed to pay the United States $5 million to settle a lawsuit around a sponsorship agreement he had with the Postal Service.

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2020 Census Will Ask About Citizenship Status

By on March 27, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
2020 Census Will Ask About Citizenship Status

The Commerce Department announced that a question on citizenship status will be reinstated on the 2020 Census. This prompted an immediate political backlash.

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FISA Memo Released

By on February 2, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
FISA Memo Released

The House Permanent Committee on Intelligence has released the controversial FISA memo involving the Justice Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Here is a copy of the memo.

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Should the Census be Allowed to Ask About Citizenship?

By on February 2, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Should the Census be Allowed to Ask About Citizenship?

Should the Census ask about citizenship status? A dispute has arisen between one lawmaker and the Justice Department over the issue.

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DOJ Reverses its Marijuana Enforcement Policy

By on January 5, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DOJ Reverses its Marijuana Enforcement Policy

The Justice Department announced it is reversing an Obama-era policy on marijuana that had allowed the decision to regulate the drug to be left to the states.

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