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Report: Pentagon Official Gave Out $280K In Fraudulent Bonuses

on February 21, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
A senior Pentagon official approved $280,000 in fraudulent bonuses to seven officials preparing to leave the department, according to a report released Thursday by the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General.

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Crowdfunding, Shutdown, Federal Employees and Ethics

By on February 20, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Crowdfunding, Shutdown, Federal Employees and Ethics

Federal employees who set up a crowdfunding page may have created an ethics problem. Here is what OGE is telling agencies about crowdfunding and the shutdown.

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Some K-9 Handlers Earned More Than the Vice President in 2017

By on January 3, 2019 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Some K-9 Handlers Earned More Than the Vice President in 2017

Thanks to racking up overtime, some federal employees at the Federal Protective Service had salaries upwards of $200k in 2017. Are they legitimate?

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IG Labels CSRS Improper Payments ‘High-Risk’

By on December 8, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
IG Labels CSRS Improper Payments ‘High-Risk’

A recent OPM Inspector General’s report said that improper payments made under federal employee retirement systems represent a “high risk.”

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A Volatile Combination: Online Pornography and Government Computers

By on November 29, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
A Volatile Combination: Online Pornography and Government Computers

Remember the federal employee whose web surfing habits infected his agency’s network with malware? A new IG report has more details of how it all happened.

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OPM IG Provides Update on Retirement Claims Backlog

By on November 26, 2018 in Retirement with 0 Comments
OPM IG Provides Update on Retirement Claims Backlog

OPM’s Inspector General said that while the agency appears to have met a part of its goal on the retirement backlog, it has some more work to do.

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Federal Employee’s Pornography Viewing Infects His Agency’s Network with Malware

By on October 29, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Federal Employee’s Pornography Viewing Infects His Agency’s Network with Malware

A federal employee infected his agency’s computer network after viewing malware-infested pornography sites on his government-issued computer.

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Postal Manager Arrested for Selling Stamps to Fund Gambling Habit

By on October 11, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Postal Manager Arrested for Selling Stamps to Fund Gambling Habit

A Postal Service manager has been arrested on charges that he stole over $600,000 worth of stamps to fund his gambling activities.

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EPA Protective Services Costs Ballooned Under Pruitt’s Tenure

By on September 4, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA Protective Services Costs Ballooned Under Pruitt’s Tenure

A new IG report found that costs for providing security to former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt soared during his tenure.

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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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