By Kelly Cohen | 07/30/13 03:00 PM
Between 2008 and 2012, the Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency gave away almost $11 million to about 1,100 farmers who had been dead for a year or more.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/29/13 07:35 PM
Cause of Action, a Washington-based non-profit government accountability group asked the IRS Monday to withdraw the tax-exemption of Enroll America, which was formed explicitly for the purpose of encouraging Americans to enroll in the Obamacare health insurance exchanges. Cause of Action...
By Kelly Cohen | 07/25/13 02:45 PM
A new audit by the Office of the Inspector General for the Education Department reports that the lack of "consistent" and "transparent information" regarding finances is the problem.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/23/13 02:45 PM
National Aeronautics and Space Administration officials reported the costs of a 2011 employee conference 70 percent lower than what was actually spent on the event, according to the agency's inspector general.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/17/13 01:40 PM
Almost 500 recipients of federal money from the American Recovering and Reinvestment Act of 2009 failed to file required reports on what they've done with the tax dollars.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/16/13 06:55 PM
An employee of the Office of the Medicaid Inspector General for the state of New York decided to copy and paste the wrong thing last October. An unidentified employee of that office sent 17,743 Medicaid patient records to a personal email account, according to a July 13, 2013 OMIG report. The...
By Kelly Cohen | 07/16/13 01:45 PM
A new leader for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was approved today by the U.S. Senate, but Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, wasted no time in offering legislation to create an Inspector General to monitor Richard Cordray, the man senators confirmed. Senators Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, and Susan...
By Kelly Cohen | 07/15/13 07:00 PM
Judicial Watch, the conservative watchdog group, has sued the State Department, accusing it of failing to provide records pertaining to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton. The lawsuit, filed on May 28 but just announced Monday, follows an...
By Kelly Cohen | 07/11/13 10:05 AM
More than $170,000 of destroyed computers and IT equipment later, the U.S. Commerce Department realized it made a mistake. According to a June 2013 Inspector General report, Commerce's Economic Development Administration thought it had been hacked and infected with a potentially debilitating...
By Kelly Cohen | 07/10/13 03:00 PM
A Postal Service Inspector General audit conducted between July 2012 and July 2013 found that $7,513,674 was spent paying workers in the South Florida, Houston and Chicago postal facilities for "stand-by hours" — or simply time spent doing little work while on the clock.
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