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.
09/23/14 01:30 PM
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Montgomery County police officer has been charged with perjury and workers' compensation fraud. Gilbert Payne was charged Tuesday in Baltimore City Circuit Court. The 40-year-old Payne didn't respond to a message seeking comment at his home Tuesday. Maryland's state...
By Sarah Westwood | 09/22/14 03:56 PM
SEC officials said the widespread securities violations would have been difficult to detect were it not for the whistleblower, whose identity they did not make public.
By Susan Ferrechio | 09/22/14 12:59 PM
In a report issued Monday, the GAO said the IRS stopped $24.2 billion in theft, but the extent of the fraud is "unknown."
By Mark Flatten | 09/16/14 03:47 PM
Nobody at the Department of Veterans Affairs linked to phony appointment logs or patient deaths has been fired, despite a hastily passed new law designed to make it easier to oust corrupt and inept federal managers.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/20/14 01:14 PM
Department of Defense officials operate an estimated 500,000 properties around the world that are worth in excess of $828 billion.
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 Gonzalez | 09/18/14 01:20 PM
On average, Americans believe that the federal government wastes more than half of all taxpayer dollars.
By Mark Tapscott | 09/16/14 01:14 PM
A Michigan public housing commission is shot through with conflicts of interests, including two top officials with family members benefiting from the federal program, according to a government watchdog.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/16/14 04:01 PM
Department of Health and Human Services officials knew of the security risks before launching healthcare.gov, the troubled website for the Obamacare health insurance program.
By Sarah Westwood | 09/15/14 09:07 PM
Missile Defense Agency officials overpaid for a contract by millions of dollars because they ignored the findings of the Pentagon office charged with overseeing such negotiations.
By Luke Rosiak | 09/15/14 03:10 PM
How many food stamps are redeemed at which stores has long been viewed by the companies and the Department of Agriculture as a commercial trade secret and thus exempt from disclosure.
By Mark Flatten | 09/15/14 02:59 PM
A Department of Veterans Affairs employee who remodeled her home using taxpayer dollars was sentenced to four years of probation after pleading guilty to one count of theft in federal court.
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 Luke Rosiak | 09/29/14
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