By Joseph Lawler | 08/29/14 10:57 AM
Luis Aguilar, one of the five SEC commissioners, issued an unusual dissent to the SEC's punishment of an accountant, calling the decisions a "wrist slap at best."
By Mark Tapscott | 08/28/14 09:31 AM
U.S. Postal Service officials spent more than $39 million leasing trailers last year, but they have no way of tracking their locations or even confirming that they exist, according to a government watchdog.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/27/14 03:09 PM
One online posting in Raleigh, N.C., offered 10 days of cooking and cleaning services in exchange for food stamps. Someone in Charlotte offered to exchange beer for food stamps, according to GAO.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/26/14 06:02 PM
Environmental Protection Agency officials spent almost $2.2 million for cloud computing services that it never received from two prominent federal contractors, according to a government watchdog's report.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/26/14 02:05 PM
They say "knowledge is power," but does it have to be so expensive?
08/25/14 03:00 PM
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Nebraska businessman and two construction companies he controlled pleaded guilty to criminal charges, admitting to a scheme to obtain millions of dollars in contracts that were meant to go to companies run by disabled veterans. Ram Hingorani pleaded guilty to major...
08/22/14 08:45 AM
PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Three leaders of a failed Panama City Beach-based bank are heading to prison and have been ordered to pay back about $4.54 million to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Donald Terry Dubose, Frank Baker and Elwood "Woody" West were convicted on fraud charges....
By Kelly Cohen | 08/19/14 06:19 PM
From September 2009 through October 2011, Medicare and Medi-Cal, the Golden State's Medicaid program, were falsely billed for more than $20 million worth of prescriptions for the costly medicines.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/19/14 04:57 PM
Uncle Sam gave $34.8 million in contracts and another $32.2 million in grants through the Bureau of African Affairs but failed to watch where the money went after that, according to the State Department's inspector general.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/14/14 10:16 AM
Poker chips, golf towels, yo-yos and teddy bears, for starters, according to documents newly made public.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/12/14 10:59 AM
Information on how many food stamp dollars are redeemed at which stores has long been deemed a "trade secret" by a U.S. Department of Agriculture that critics believe views large retailers, not taxpayers, as its clientele.
By Kelly Cohen | 08/07/14 05:38 PM
Federal agencies failed to account for $619 billion in grants and loans by not reporting the spending at all or reporting it incorrectly or late, according to an internal government watchdog.
By Washington Examiner | 08/07/14 04:38 PM
Billions of tax dollars are being lost every day to waste, fraud and corruption in the federal government, but President Obama's administration is blocking inspectors general -- the officials who are most likely to find and expose such wrongdoing -- from doing their jobs.
By Mark Tapscott | 08/06/14 04:04 PM
A top Consumer Financial Protection Bureau executive tried to prevent public release of bank responses to consumer complaints, according to newly released documents.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/03/14 04:50 PM
At least half of the $4 million in expenses claimed by the California arm of the federal government's workplace charity campaign was spent on inappropriate or unknown items, according to a government watchdog report.
By Becket Adams | 09/16/14
By Paul Bedard | 09/16/14
By Byron York | 09/15/14
By Becket Adams | 09/16/14
By David M. Drucker | 09/16/14