By Mark Tapscott | 11/22/13 04:20 PM
Those Metrobus ads scheduled to appear on Washington, D.C., buses next week are backed by a couple of somewhat shadowy groups. The group officially behind the ads, which thank former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for leaking official documents, is the Partnership for Civil...
By Ethan Barton | 11/21/13 06:49 PM
Dr. Jose Katz was sentenced Tuesday to six and a half years in prison and ordered to pay $19 million in restitution after federal prosecutors said he subjected thousands of patients to unnecessary and potentially life-threatening tests and treatment, sometimes by unlicensed personnel, in an...
11/21/13 09:42 AM
Leonard Glenn Francis, a wealthy Malaysian contractor at the heart of one of the United States Navy’s largest bribery scandals in decades, seemed to have stepped right off the set of “Casablanca.” At 6 feet 3 inches and 350 pounds, Mr. Francis hosted dinners at luxury hotels in Malaysia,...
11/21/13 09:38 AM
Patriot Majority USA received nearly $2.26 million from unions and another $750,000 from a health care trade association in the last election cycle, according to a review of federal records by The Huffington Post.
By Ethan Barton | 11/20/13 07:22 PM
Federal inspectors general told Congress they could save taxpayers billions of dollars if they had bigger staffs to investigate waste, fraud and corruption. “Potential savings represent about a $17 return on every dollar invested in the IGs,” Peggy Gustafson, inspector general of the Small...
By Michal Conger | 11/20/13 02:04 PM
A little-known federal commission with a $72 million budget has so few controls and such poor financial processes that it is inappropriately spending at least 10 percent of its budget, according to new a report by the Government Accountability Office. The American Battle Monument Commission...
11/20/13 09:11 AM
Authorities have put a temporary stop to three Canadians accused of tricking small-business owners in Wisconsin and all over the United States into paying more than $14million combined for unwanted yellow page listings online. The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit against the men and their...
11/20/13 09:09 AM
Kelly Bailey was so blown away by Pink's recent Chicago concert that she hopped online to nab tickets to the star's Wednesday show at Rosemont's Allstate Arena. But the 30-year-old speech pathologist couldn't stomach paying scalper markups online — again. Elmwood Park Mayor Skip Saviano didn't...
By Michal Conger | 11/19/13 04:35 PM
NASA has been overpaying contractors because the math officials there use to calculate performance awards is "overly complex," leading to $66.4 million in potential overpayments, according to a new report by the space agency's Office of the Inspector General.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/19/13 04:01 PM
Ohio officials owe the federal government more than $3 million for excessive child care claims, according to a federal watchdog. The Child Care Development Fund program spent more than $41 million — about $38 million in federal dollars —between 2007 and 2011.
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