An Administrative Law Judge with SSA lost his job after being removed for using government computers to store photos of a personal nature.
A mailroom worker for SSA got caught up in a fraudulent income tax scheme apparently sponsored by a co-worker. While under investigation, the agency promoted the employee who now had access to a database of Social Security numbers. The employee was fired but a federal court sends the case back to the MSPB for a new decision.
The Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit has run out of patience with a frequent litigant. In a case involving the Social Security Administration, the court revoked this plaintiff’s privilege of filing without paying filing fees and dismissed his 44 pending cases.
Most readers are probably not aware of the “FedRent” initiative but the program has snared an employee of SSA who has now been indicted for mail fraud by allegedly devising a plan to illegally receive funds from HUD.