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Former Acting IG Indicted for Stealing Software and Federal Employees’ Personal Data

By on March 7, 2020 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Former Acting IG Indicted for Stealing Software and Federal Employees’ Personal Data

A former DHS acting IG is alleged to have stolen software and personal data of federal employees to sell for a profit.

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Warning Issued About New Social Security Scam

By on January 13, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Warning Issued About New Social Security Scam

SSA has issued an alert about a new Social Security scam that uses fake documents to try to steal your money.

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Ex-GSA Official Had Sex With White House Staffer on Agency Rooftop

on August 22, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

An Inspector General's report says that a former associate administrator at the General Services Administration had sex with a White House staffer in his government office and on the roof of the agency's northwest D.C. headquarters.

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IG: VA Wrongfully Denied $53 Million in Veterans’ Medical Claims

on August 17, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments

According to the VA's Inspector General, the agency left 17,400 veterans to pay out of pocket for emergency medical care in one six month period that the government should have covered.

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USDA, IG at Odds Over Agency Relocation

By on August 12, 2019 in Agency News with 0 Comments
USDA, IG at Odds Over Agency Relocation

The USDA IG issued a report examining the agency’s intent to relocate two subagencies outside of Washington, DC.

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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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