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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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$1 Million Payback and Prison for Retired Federal Employee

By on September 5, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
$1 Million Payback and Prison for Retired Federal Employee

A retired federal employee and a contractor receive prison time and are ordered to pay millions in restitution for their crimes against the government.

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Three Convictions and a Wedding

By on August 15, 2018 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Three Convictions and a Wedding

Two former federal officials have received prison sentences for their role in a conspiracy to defraud the government.

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Federal Employees Will Have to Begin Disclosing Their Cryptocurrency Holdings

By on June 19, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Will Have to Begin Disclosing Their Cryptocurrency Holdings

The Office of Government Ethics says that federal employees are now required to report their holdings of virtual currency.

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OGE Reminds Agency Leaders to Promote an ‘Ethical Culture’

By on October 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
OGE Reminds Agency Leaders to Promote an ‘Ethical Culture’

The Office of Government Ethics is reminding agency leaders to ensure they act in ways that will not erode the trust of the American public.

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Head of Ethics Office Resigns

By on July 6, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Head of Ethics Office Resigns

The director of the Office of Government Ethics has turned in his resignation to the White House.

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Ethics Office Outlines Requirements for Ivanka Trump

By on May 2, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Ethics Office Outlines Requirements for Ivanka Trump

The Office of Government Ethics has outlined ethics requirements for one of Washington’s newest and high profile federal employees due to her unique status and position.

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Ethics Watchdog Has Big Impact on Federal Workers

on February 27, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
What is the role of the Office of Government Ethics, and what impact does the agency's work have on federal employees?

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Ethics Office Website Experiences Outages Due to ‘Extraordinary Volume’

By on February 11, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Ethics Office Website Experiences Outages Due to ‘Extraordinary Volume’

The Office of Government Ethics experienced a high volume of traffic late last week which temporarily crippled its website. The surge may have been caused by allegations that Kellyanne Conway violated federal ethics regulations.

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Did Kellyanne Conway Violate Federal Ethics Regulations?

By on February 9, 2017 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The Office of Government Ethics has said that disciplinary action against Kellyanne Conway appears to be warranted for statements she made which appear to violate her position as a federal employee.

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