By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/13 04:49 PM
Is $400 million worth 17 years in federal prison? Ask Stephen G. Fields, who was sentenced Monday to spend that length of time in prison for massive bank fraud. Fields, 49, of Chesapeake, Va., was found guilty May 24 after a 10-week jury trial on multiple charges including conspiracy to commit...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/18/13 04:42 PM
Maryland officials misused more than $20 million from a federal waiver program, according to the inspector general for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
By Kelly Cohen | 09/16/13 11:48 AM
Mismanagement may cost the Lowell Housing Authority of Lowell, Mass., more than $10 million, an audit by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development found. The authority, which provides housing for low-income families as well as elderly and disabled people,...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/13/13 08:17 PM
Repetitive technology investments by federal agencies wasted about $321 million over five years, a new Government Accountability Office audit shows. Of the 590 IT investments reviewed by the GAO at the departments of Homeland Security, Defense, and Health and Human Services, 12 were found to...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/13/13 04:11 PM
It's not every day that subway riders in Washington, D.C., share a seat with an al Qaeda terrorist, but newly released documents show it happened. Judicial Watch, a nonprofit watchdog group, has obtained documents showing the Federal Bureau of Intelligence was trailing U.S.-born al Qaeda...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/11/13 07:41 PM
Is the Department of Homeland Security operating in a way that compromises its reason for being? A new inspector general's report suggests that may be the case. The department was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to coordinate communication between agencies like the the...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/08/13 12:02 PM
More than $1 million in Hurricane Katrina-related funds given to the Audubon Commission should be returned to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security inspector general. The commission, which is part of the New Orleans city government and...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/05/13 02:48 PM
Bad publicity caused by employees misusing agency travel cards is the last thing the U.S. Postal Service wants, according to the agency's inspector general.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/29/13 10:40 AM
How much money does the federal government want back from Alabama? Almost $90 million, according to Health and Human Services' inspector general. But the state disagrees.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/29/13 08:40 AM
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the department, Attorney General Eric Holder and Assistant Attorney General Virginia A. Seitz for public disclosure of opinions made by Justice's Office of Legal Counsel.
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