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NBC Bay Area
eBay Sparks Discovery of Lost New Deal Art in NorCalThe art world is full of breaking news this week. And closer to home, the Gene
eBay Sparks Discovery of Lost New Deal Art in NorCal
NBC Bay Area / Posted 8 hours ago
The art world is full of breaking news this week. And closer to home, the General Services Administration Office of the Inspector General in San Francisco recovered two paintings stemming from the 1930s that belong to the federal government and... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Head Of Yosemite Park Steps Down In Wake Of Hostile Work Environment Claimsto the House hearing and other scrutiny, the allegations are also being examine
Head Of Yosemite Park Steps Down In Wake Of Hostile Work Environment Claims
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
to the House hearing and other scrutiny, the allegations are also being examined by the Department of the Interior's Office of the Inspector General. But that situation also presents a problem, Martin told the House panel last week: "The sad... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Head Of Yosemite Park Steps Down In Wake Of Hostile Work Environment Claimsto the House hearing and other scrutiny, the allegations are also being examine
Head Of Yosemite Park Steps Down In Wake Of Hostile Work Environment Claims
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
to the House hearing and other scrutiny, the allegations are also being examined by the Department of the Interior's Office of the Inspector General. But that situation also presents a problem, Martin told the House panel last week: "The sad... Read more
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Federal Times
Syrian hacker pleads guilty to extortion schemeas an intermediary to evade sanctions. Sentencing for the case — investigated
Syrian hacker pleads guilty to extortion scheme
Federal Times / Posted yesterday
as an intermediary to evade sanctions. Sentencing for the case — investigated by the FBI with assistance from the NASA Office of the Inspector General, the Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security and other law enforcement agencies —... Read more
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FOX News
Edward Hines, Jr. Va Hospital In Chicago Scrutinized Over Alleged Secret Waitlistlists were used to conceal long patient wait times for appointments. Auditors
Edward Hines, Jr. Va Hospital In Chicago Scrutinized Over Alleged Secret Waitlist
FOX News / Posted yesterday
lists were used to conceal long patient wait times for appointments. Auditors from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of the Inspector General visited the Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital on Wednesday. Their visit was part of a nationwide... Read more
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Philly.com
manager accused of bilking $600K from Philly nonprofit for troubled childrenshe had retained an lawyer. She first came to the attention of federal authori
manager accused of bilking $600K from Philly nonprofit for troubled children
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
she had retained an lawyer. She first came to the attention of federal authorities through a tip to the Philadelphia Office of the Inspector General. From its Ridge Avenue campus in Wissahickon, Northern Children's Services offers... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Inspector general: Former West Palm spokesman violated rulesThe former communications director for West Palm Beach violated rules governing
Inspector general: Former West Palm spokesman violated rules
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 2 days ago
The former communications director for West Palm Beach violated rules governing public conduct, the Palm Beach County Office of the Inspector General has concluded. Elliot Cohen, who no longer works for the city, improperly disclosed “classified and... Read more
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FOX News
Fewer Than One In Five State Dept Employees With Security Clearance Completed Classified Info Trainingthe government watchdog with oversight. “Based on training records obtained fr
Fewer Than One In Five State Dept Employees With Security Clearance Completed Classified Info Training
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
the government watchdog with oversight. “Based on training records obtained from the Foreign Service Institute, the OIG (Office of the Inspector General) found that less than 14 percent of security-cleared employees had completed the required... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
DMV employee arrested for allegedly using state computer to ask for a dateand Official Misconduct, both misdemeanors. Richmond County District Attorney
DMV employee arrested for allegedly using state computer to ask for a date
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
and Official Misconduct, both misdemeanors. Richmond County District Attorney Michael E. McMahon thanked the DMV and the Office of the Inspector General for their work on the case. "Mr. Grosseto is charged with violating the public trust for his... Read more
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Miami New Times
High-School Coaches Improperly Recruited Baseball Players from Mexico and Puerto Rico, Inspector General Says UPDATEDhe was simply trying to help underprivileged kids play baseball and get an educ
High-School Coaches Improperly Recruited Baseball Players from Mexico and Puerto Rico, Inspector General Says UPDATED
Miami New Times / Posted 3 days ago
he was simply trying to help underprivileged kids play baseball and get an education. Last month, the school district's Office of the Inspector General issued a blistering report that alleges Camejo illegally recruited as many as 14 Latin... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Maine couple sentenced for stealing disabled daughters’ Social Securityinvestigation began in July 2013 when a complaint alleging nonpayment for room,
Maine couple sentenced for stealing disabled daughters’ Social Security
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
investigation began in July 2013 when a complaint alleging nonpayment for room, board and care was filed with the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Social Security Administration by Progressive Housing Association, according to... Read more
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Miami New Times
High-School Coaches Improperly Recruited Baseball Players from Mexico and Puerto Rico, Inspector General Sayshe was simply trying to help underprivileged kids play baseball and get an educ
High-School Coaches Improperly Recruited Baseball Players from Mexico and Puerto Rico, Inspector General Says
Miami New Times / Posted 4 days ago
he was simply trying to help underprivileged kids play baseball and get an education. Last month, the school district's Office of the Inspector General issued a blistering report that alleges Camejo has traveled to Mexico and Puerto Rico to... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
SloppinessThe federal Office of the Inspector General has some homework for West Virginia
Sloppiness
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 4 days ago
The federal Office of the Inspector General has some homework for West Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services officials, after it discovered the state overpaid almost $300,000 to hospitals receiving Medicaid Electronic Health Record... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Record number of Illinois children die while in DCFS careThe Chicago Tribune reports 11 youths died during a 2-year period that ended Ju
Record number of Illinois children die while in DCFS care
SaukValley.com / Posted 4 days ago
The Chicago Tribune reports 11 youths died during a 2-year period that ended June 30, 2015. A confidential Office of the Inspector General report obtained by the newspaper notes societal problems such as poverty played a role. It also identifies... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Editorial, Sept. 25, 2016: Impersonation of journalists by FBI chillingFBI agents are free to impersonate journalists, according to the Justice Depart
Editorial, Sept. 25, 2016: Impersonation of journalists by FBI chilling
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 6 days ago
FBI agents are free to impersonate journalists, according to the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General, the supposed watchdog agency for the department. That office also concluded that a 2007 incident in which an agent impersonated an... Read more
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The Martinsburg Journal
Sloppiness: $300K oversight shows level of state incompetenceThe federal Office of the Inspector General has some homework for West Virginia
Sloppiness: $300K oversight shows level of state incompetence
The Martinsburg Journal / Posted 6 days ago
The federal Office of the Inspector General has some homework for West Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services officials, after it discovered the state overpaid almost $300,000 to hospitals receiving Medicaid Electronic Health Record... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Ex-LA County inmate allegedly killed by Northern California cellmatefrom Solano County. Involved in the investigation, besides High Desert State P
Ex-LA County inmate allegedly killed by Northern California cellmate
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 7 days ago
from Solano County. Involved in the investigation, besides High Desert State Prison officials, is the Lassen County Sheriff and the Lassen County District Attorney’s Office and the Office of the Inspector General was also notified, the release s... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Death investigation at Limon Correctional FacilityFacility. The death of George McClain, 25, happened on September 22, 2016 in a
Death investigation at Limon Correctional Facility
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 7 days ago
Facility. The death of George McClain, 25, happened on September 22, 2016 in a housing unit at the facility. The CDOC Office of the Inspector General, the Colorado Bureau of Investigations and local District Attorney's Office have been... Read more
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Orange County Register
FBI flashes badges, press passesFBI agents are free to impersonate journalists, according to the Justice Depart
FBI flashes badges, press passes
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
FBI agents are free to impersonate journalists, according to the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General, the supposed watchdog agency for the department, which also concluded that a 2007 incident in which an agent impersonated an... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Weston Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraudfederal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S
Weston Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraud
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 7 days ago
federal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Inspector General, and Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Weston Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraudfederal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S
Weston Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraud
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 7 days ago
federal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Inspector General, and Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Ridgefield
Weston Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraudfederal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S
Weston Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraud
The Daily Voice - Ridgefield / Posted 7 days ago
federal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Inspector General, and Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Wilton
Weston Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraudfederal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S
Weston Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraud
The Daily Voice - Wilton / Posted 7 days ago
federal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Inspector General, and Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
Weston Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraudfederal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S
Weston Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraud
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 7 days ago
federal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Inspector General, and Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Darien
Norwalk Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraudfederal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S
Norwalk Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraud
The Daily Voice - Darien / Posted 7 days ago
federal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Inspector General, and Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Norwalk
Norwalk Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraudfederal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S
Norwalk Physical Therapist Pleads Guilty To Obstruction, Tax Fraud
The Daily Voice - Norwalk / Posted 7 days ago
federal audit, according to Daly. This matter was investigated by the FBI, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Inspector General, and Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation. The case was prosecuted by Assistant... Read more
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FOX News
Three Years After Texas Woman’s Suicide, A Question Lingers: Who Was She?private person, particularly around her in-laws, according to Velling, special
Three Years After Texas Woman’s Suicide, A Question Lingers: Who Was She?
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
private person, particularly around her in-laws, according to Velling, special agent in charge of the Social Security Office of the Inspector General in Seattle, Wash. “When people made small talk with her – like asking where she went to high... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Private HellsBureau of Prisons to allow contracts with private prisons to expire.BY PETER GO
Private Hells
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 9 days ago
Bureau of Prisons to allow contracts with private prisons to expire.BY PETER GORMAN A scathing early-August report by the Office of the Inspector General on the quality-of-inmate-life in private prisons led to a very quick decision by the... Read more
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FOX News
Known Wolves: Several Terrorists Were Under Investigation Before They Attackedgroup. But here, counterterror investigators made a host of mistakes, according
Known Wolves: Several Terrorists Were Under Investigation Before They Attacked
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
group. But here, counterterror investigators made a host of mistakes, according to an unclassified summary report from the Office of the Inspector General. Related Image While some attempts to investigate Tsarnaev, including an in-person... Read more
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Reuters
House committee launches review of FDA criminal officehow the FDA responded to two prior reports, from the Government Accountability
House committee launches review of FDA criminal office
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
how the FDA responded to two prior reports, from the Government Accountability Office and the Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General, that were critical of the criminal office. The 2012 OIG report cited problems with how the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
EpiPen's maker has another problem on its hands (MYL)join our Republican colleagues form the House Energy a& Commerce Committee in t
EpiPen's maker has another problem on its hands (MYL)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
join our Republican colleagues form the House Energy a& Commerce Committee in their September 12th, 2016, request that the Office of the Inspector General examine CMS [The Center for Medicaid and Medicare] oversight of the MDRP." The letter is... Read more
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Connecticut Post
EpiPen's maker has another problem on its hands (MYL)join our Republican colleagues form the House Energy a& Commerce Committee in t
EpiPen's maker has another problem on its hands (MYL)
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
join our Republican colleagues form the House Energy a& Commerce Committee in their September 12th, 2016, request that the Office of the Inspector General examine CMS [The Center for Medicaid and Medicare] oversight of the MDRP." The letter is... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
EpiPen's maker has another problem on its hands (MYL)join our Republican colleagues form the House Energy a& Commerce Committee in t
EpiPen's maker has another problem on its hands (MYL)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
join our Republican colleagues form the House Energy a& Commerce Committee in their September 12th, 2016, request that the Office of the Inspector General examine CMS [The Center for Medicaid and Medicare] oversight of the MDRP." The letter is... Read more
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Business Insider
EpiPen's maker has another problem on its handsjoin our Republican colleagues form the House Energy a& Commerce Committee in t
EpiPen's maker has another problem on its hands
Business Insider / Posted 10 days ago
join our Republican colleagues form the House Energy a& Commerce Committee in their September 12th, 2016, request that the Office of the Inspector General examine CMS [The Center for Medicaid and Medicare] oversight of the MDRP." The letter is... Read more
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NBC News
DHS Report: Missing fingerprints lead to wrongful citizenship approvalsfingerprint records, according to a report released Monday. The report from th
DHS Report: Missing fingerprints lead to wrongful citizenship approvals
NBC News / Posted 10 days ago
fingerprint records, according to a report released Monday. The report from the the Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General determined that records were missing from a DHS digital repository because paper-based... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Inspector general for Chicago school board says CPS auditor is interferingbeing undertaken by the auditor's office. Schuler's report, obtained by the Tr
Inspector general for Chicago school board says CPS auditor is interfering
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
being undertaken by the auditor's office. Schuler's report, obtained by the Tribune, outlines a dispute between his Office of the Inspector General and Claypool's administration, which was installed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel in the wake of a... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Iowa senators tour Iowa City VA hospitalto the psychiatric ward, but they say the doctor refused. Ketchum killed himsel
Iowa senators tour Iowa City VA hospital
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 13 days ago
to the psychiatric ward, but they say the doctor refused. Ketchum killed himself hours later. Ernst and Grassley said the Office of the Inspector General is now conducting an investigation into Ketchum's death, but they could not provide an... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
State prison inmate dead after being attacked by two other inmatesidentified two inmates as suspects in the attack. In addition to HDSP's investi
State prison inmate dead after being attacked by two other inmates
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 days ago
identified two inmates as suspects in the attack. In addition to HDSP's investigation, the Lassen County Sheriff's Office and the Lassen County District Attorney's Office are also investigating. The Office of the Inspector General was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IGP Idris and an Improved Police ForceThe recent confirmation of acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, a
IGP Idris and an Improved Police Force
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The recent confirmation of acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, as the substantive police boss in Nigeria after the tenure of Solomon Arase, has given credence to the fact that a journey started well will end well. Prior to his... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Neb. prisons director proposes budget to address staffing crisisfor an extra $21 million in operating expenses over the next two years. The re
Neb. prisons director proposes budget to address staffing crisis
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 14 days ago
for an extra $21 million in operating expenses over the next two years. The request comes as a new report from the Office of the Inspector General outlines a staffing crisis in in Nebraska’s prison system, and a timeline that could force... Read more
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NFL.com
NFL supports request to conduct 'thorough' review of NIHNIH brain injury study grant review process. In a statement, the league said i
NFL supports request to conduct 'thorough' review of NIH
NFL.com / Posted 14 days ago
NIH brain injury study grant review process. In a statement, the league said it is looking forward to cooperating with the Office of the Inspector General in the review request made by Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) and other GOP leaders. The NFL also... Read more
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The Hill
FBI tightens rules on posing as journalists | Deal on bill to update feds' outdated tech | New Guccifer 2.0 leakscriminal. The FBI did not violate its internal policy during that controversial
FBI tightens rules on posing as journalists | Deal on bill to update feds' outdated tech | New Guccifer 2.0 leaks
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
criminal. The FBI did not violate its internal policy during that controversial incident, the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General claimed in a 30-page report. "In 2007, FBI policies did not prohibit the practice of agents... Read more
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Daily Journal
Government files for ownership of dogs in fighting networkNew Mexico The case is part of Operation Grand Champion, a coordinated effort
Government files for ownership of dogs in fighting network
Daily Journal / Posted 15 days ago
New Mexico The case is part of Operation Grand Champion, a coordinated effort with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Inspector General, Department of Homeland Security, the FBI and U.S. Department of Justice. Carly Q. Romalino;... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Texas doctor resentenced to prison following appealOffice of the Attorney General – Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (OAG-MFCU), the U.
Texas doctor resentenced to prison following appeal
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 15 days ago
Office of the Attorney General – Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (OAG-MFCU), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Office of the Inspector General (HHS-OIG), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service... Read more
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The Washington Times
FBI revamps policies for impersonating reporters, clears agent in 2007 ruseto update policies on undercover investigations, at least in the interim, accor
FBI revamps policies for impersonating reporters, clears agent in 2007 ruse
The Washington Times / Posted 15 days ago
to update policies on undercover investigations, at least in the interim, according to report by the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General. The new interim policy, adopted in June while the watchdog review was underway, still... Read more
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News.com.au
FBI's impersonation of journalist validof high-ranking approvals stipulated in interim policy guidelines enacted in Ju
FBI's impersonation of journalist valid
News.com.au / Posted 15 days ago
of high-ranking approvals stipulated in interim policy guidelines enacted in June this year, the Department of Justice's office of the inspector general said on Thursday. The case gained attention in 2014 when documents obtained by the... Read more
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The Register
It's OK for the FBI's fake hacks to hack suspects' PCs, says DoJ watchdogEFF revealed Agent Grant had posed as an AP journalist. The newswire subsequent
It's OK for the FBI's fake hacks to hack suspects' PCs, says DoJ watchdog
The Register / Posted 15 days ago
EFF revealed Agent Grant had posed as an AP journalist. The newswire subsequently sued the federal government. Now, the Office of the Inspector General at the US Department of Justice has this week published a report on the whole affair [PDF]... Read more
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The Hill
Watchdog office stands behind FBI’s impersonation of journalistscriminal. The FBI operation “did not violate the undercover policies in place
Watchdog office stands behind FBI’s impersonation of journalists
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
criminal. The FBI operation “did not violate the undercover policies in place at the time,” the Justice Department’s Office of the Inspector General claimed in a 30-page report. ADVERTISEMENT Investigators should have considered obtaining... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Miss. hospice owner ordered to pay $5M restitutionour most vulnerable citizens.” The case was investigated by the United States
Miss. hospice owner ordered to pay $5M restitution
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 16 days ago
our most vulnerable citizens.” The case was investigated by the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General, the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Mississippi Attorney General’s Office, and the... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Child welfare caseloads, cooperation still a problemare persisting despite an increase in state funding and recent changes in state
Child welfare caseloads, cooperation still a problem
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 16 days ago
are persisting despite an increase in state funding and recent changes in state law intended to reduce caseloads. The Office of the Inspector General of Nebraska Child Welfare says it completed investigations in the last fiscal year of 22... Read more
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