By Mark Flatten | 09/30/14 03:43 PM
Veterans with disability claims pending in the Department of Veterans Affairs' Houston office were left without a decision or explanation after a worker inappropriately dumped their cases, according to the agency's inspector general.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/30/14 02:11 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials can't assure that water resources are safe from the hazardous waste that emanates from sewage facilities, according to a government watchdog.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/29/14 12:17 PM
A consultant who was paid lavishly by the government to identify waste was found to have received contracts improperly and is now suing the government for $10 million.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/29/14 06:12 PM
Nearly one in three dollars that the federal government uses to meet its quota for buying from "disadvantaged" businesses didn't actually go to such firms, usually instead going to ones that were once in the training-wheels program, but have since outgrown it.
By Richard Pollock | 09/29/14 04:24 PM
Internal Revenue Service employees may not be properly closing more than half of all uncollectible delinquent federal tax cases, according to the Treasury Department Inspector General for Tax Administration.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/29/14 02:49 PM
A General Services Administration watchdog said significant risks remain for fraud and abuse in the agency's charge card program despite multiple calls for its reform in recent years.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/26/14 04:28 PM
Federal agencies are inflating the number of economically-disadvantaged small businesses they say they're contracting with, handing out more than $400 million to ineligible firms last year alone.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/27/14 12:12 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials spent millions of tax dollars over a dozen years on an alternative asbestos removal study that "threatened human health."
By Sarah Westwood | 09/26/14 02:33 PM
Federal officials wasted more than $12 million on unnecessary repairs by not following their own guidelines for disaster clean-up.
By Richard Pollock | 09/25/14 05:50 AM
Department of Justice officials paid $15 million for expert witnesses who weren't needed by prosecutors or were brought into cases without court dates, according to a government watchdog.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/23/14 05:25 PM
There is no documentation for more than $22 million worth of repairs that postmasters and other postal officials paid for last year with credit cards, according to USPS inspector general.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/23/14 12:57 PM
When federal officials in 1994 approved a $5 million loan to build a sports complex in Puerto Rico, they had no way of knowing that the facility would never be built and the money would never be returned.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/19/14 03:18 PM
Department of Homeland Security officials can't say if their program to keep foreign terrorists and criminals from getting U.S. visas is working, according to a government watchdog.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/19/14 12:29 PM
Three Florida women will serve lengthy prison terms and make more than $2.4 million in restitution for their participation in a $20 million scheme to defraud Medicare.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/18/14 05:21 PM
Of the $167 million the Denali Commission accepted in grant funds between 2011 and 2013, the inspector general’s office monitored the spending of just $150,000.
By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14
By Byron York | 09/29/14
By Becket Adams | 09/30/14
By Luke Rosiak | 09/29/14
By Philip Klein | 09/29/14