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Former VA Doctor Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Veterans Under His Care

September 19, 2020 1:41 PM
Former VA Doctor Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Veterans Under His Care

A former VA doctor has pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual abuse of veterans under his care.

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Personal Information of 46k Veterans Compromised in VA Data Breach

September 15, 2020 7:03 AM

The VA announced that personal data of about 46,000 veterans was potentially left at risk after a data breach at the agency.

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“Please Sir, I Want Some More”

August 4, 2020 9:32 AM
“Please Sir, I Want Some More”

A VA whistleblower challenged a reprimand as retaliatory. The MSPB awarded some damages but drew the line when he asked to be compensated for loss of incentive pay.

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Man Arraigned for Embezzling Over $200k from His Father’s VA Account

July 28, 2020 10:42 AM
Man Arraigned for Embezzling Over $200k from His Father’s VA Account

An Atlanta man has been arraigned in court for allegations that he embezzled over $200k worth of VA funds intended for the care of his disabled father.

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Man Pretends to be Navy SEAL to Steal VA Benefits

July 26, 2020 12:59 PM
Man Pretends to be Navy SEAL to Steal VA Benefits

A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty to pretending to be a Navy SEAL in order to receive VA benefits to which he was not entitled.

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Former VA Nursing Assistant Pleads Guilty to Murder Charges

July 15, 2020 8:31 AM

A former nursing assistant pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal murder charges in connection with a string of insulin deaths at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in West Virginia.

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VA Employee Sentenced For Orchestrating $19 Million Corruption Scheme

June 12, 2020 5:05 PM
VA Employee Sentenced For Orchestrating $19 Million Corruption Scheme

A former federal employee is heading to prison for designing and orchestrating a multi-million dollar fraud scheme.

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Dramatic Decrease in Official Time at VA

May 29, 2020 12:44 PM , Updated June 9, 2020 11:36 AM
Dramatic Decrease in Official Time at VA

The VA is successfully implementing recent executive orders to restrict the use of official time and free office space previously used by unions.

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Family Says VA Worker Forced to Go Back to Work 5 Days After Exposure to Coronavirus

May 26, 2020 9:11 AM

The family of an employee of the Washington DC VA Medical Center, who eventually died from complications with COVID-19, said he was required to work inside the hospital while symptomatic.

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Whistleblower Argues Investigation Was Prohibited Retaliation

May 18, 2020 7:11 AM , Updated June 1, 2020 3:06 PM
Whistleblower Argues Investigation Was Prohibited Retaliation

A VA retiree challenged agency actions against him, arguing it had opened its investigation in retaliation for his whistleblowing in violation of the law.

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