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EPA Rejects IG’s Suggestion to Recoup a Portion of Former Administrator’s Travel Costs

By on May 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
EPA Rejects IG’s Suggestion to Recoup a Portion of Former Administrator’s Travel Costs

The EPA said it does not plan to recoup some of former administrator Scott Pruitt’s travel costs in response to the suggestion from its IG.

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IG: Navy Official Vacationed In Hawaii, Billed Government, Belittled Staff

on April 9, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The head of the Navy's sexual assault prevention programs took family vacations to Hawaii in the winter, billed the government for personal travel, belittled her staff and retired abruptly after investigators demanded answers, according to findings from the Pentagon's Inspector General.

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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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