By Mark Tapscott | 09/14/14 11:46 AM
"This is astonishing, given that Afghanistan is one of the most corrupt countries in the world and a country that the United States is spending billions of dollars in," John Sopko said.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/13/14 11:41 AM
American officials have spent billions of tax dollars "setting up projects or programs that the Afghans cannot or will not sustain once international forces" leave Afghanistan, according to a government watchdog.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/13/14 07:31 AM
"By every conceivable metric, we have failed," said John Sopko, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/11/14 03:57 PM
Authorities say the service-disabled veteran supposedly in charge of Philadelphia's Tri-Ark Industries was "merely a straw person" with no connection to the contract he helped procure.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/11/14 01:52 PM
Federal officials paid nearly eight times the average price of homes in Ajo, Ariz., to build 21 family-type residences for U.S. Customs and Border Protection employees.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/11/14 01:42 PM
A Florida clinic that performed medically unnecessary tests on patients to get more money from federal heathcare programs will be allowed to participate in the same programs after an eight-year hiatus.
By Mark Flatten | 09/10/14 04:02 PM
Owners of a North Carolina construction company face charges they fraudulently obtained federal contracts using preferences reserved for small businesses run by disadvantaged minorities or disabled veterans, according to federal prosecutors.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/10/14 08:39 AM
Army officials at Fort Knox, Ky., improperly awarded 108 green energy jobs valued at more than $270 million and are unable to document claimed savings for the projects.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/09/14 01:41 PM
Department of Justice senior officials have barred or delayed the inspector general there from gaining access to documents crucial to high-visibility investigations.
By Richard Pollock | 09/09/14 05:34 AM
The firm, GMMB, was paid $389 million by the Obama re-election campaign in 2012, more than any other vendor or consultant the campaign hired.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/08/14 01:53 PM
The problem is that DHS was given $47 million in 2006 to prepare for the rapid spread of a deadly disease such as Ebola, according to the DHS inspector general.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/05/14 02:23 PM
Among President Obama's few significant legislative accomplishments during his brief tenure as a Democratic senator from Illinois was the creation in 2006 of a website to disclose how the federal government spends tax dollars.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/05/14 05:28 PM
About $3.6 million of the grants weren't needed by local authorities and should be put to better use by FEMA somewhere else, said the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General in a government watchdog report.
09/05/14 03:00 PM
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Four officials at a failed southwest Idaho property management company have filed appeals after being convicted of fraud for bilking investors out of billions of dollars. The company, DBSI, once managed 280 shopping centers, office and other commercial buildings in 34...
09/05/14 06:00 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Connecticut man has admitted taking about $1.5 million in bribes while serving as the executive director of the West Haven Housing Authority. U.S. Attorney Deirdre Daly says 55-year-old Michael Siwek of North Haven pleaded guilty Thursday in...
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