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.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/14/13 06:34 PM
Internal management problems in the General Services Administration's Washington, D.C., regional office have caused repeated procurement failures, the agency's inspector general has found. The Nov. 7 audit found little progress has been made in fixing issues identified by the IG between fiscal...
11/14/13 10:07 AM
Amtrak, the U.S. taxpayer-supported passenger railroad, is losing tens of millions of dollars a year on food and beverage service even after years of cost cutting, its inspector general said.
By Michal Conger | 11/13/13 06:17 PM
An Afghan contractor with ties to insurgent groups -- one the Army should have cut ties with last year -- was given access to a U.S. facility, according to the special inspector general for Afghan reconstruction. The Zurmat Group is one of 43 contractors in Afghanistan the Army has refused to...
11/12/13 09:16 AM
The state Inspector General is launching a probe into the New York State Athletic Commission’s handling of a brutal Nov. 2nd fight that left a Russian boxer with brain damage, the Daily News has learned. The investigation by Inspector General Catherine Leahy Scott into the fight at Madison...
By Ethan Barton | 11/08/13 02:12 PM
Edward Woodard, former CEO of the Virginia Bank of the Commonwealth, was sentenced to 23 years in federal prison for masterminding a massive fraud scheme that led to the bank's failure. That failure also cost the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation $333 million, according to a report by...
By Michal Conger | 11/08/13 01:55 PM
John Beale, the former Environmental Protection Agency employee who claimed he was a CIA spy and stole hundreds of dollars from the government, also took two taxpayer-funded trips to London that cost more than $40,000, according to travel vouchers obtained by the Washington Free Beacon....
By Kelly Cohen | 11/07/13 03:59 PM
Two senators are calling for the resignation of the Department of Homeland Security's deputy inspector general. Sens. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said Charles K. Edwards improperly delayed responding to a Senate subcommittee's investigation of his conduct. McCaskill is...
By Mark Tapscott | 11/07/13 09:07 AM
Does nobody at the top of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services realize — or care — that background checks are essential for people in sensitive positions? That is a relevant question for two reasons: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and HHS IG Dan Levinson. He gets it. She...
By Ethan Barton | 11/07/13 07:57 AM
Department of Energy officials hid from investigators information about financial and performance failures of a company that got $135 million in government-backed loans.
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