iOS app Android app

Office of Inspector General

Medicare Paid Billions For Poor Nursing Home Care

AP | GARANCE BURKE | Posted 04.29.2013 | Fifty

SAN FRANCISCO — Medicare paid billions in taxpayer dollars to nursing homes nationwide that were not meeting basic requirements to look after th...

Federal Officials Bust Major Student Aid Fraud Ring

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 09.20.2012 | College

Federal officials have busted a major student aid fraud ring in California. Benjamin B. Wagner, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Californi...

Treasury Officials Met With Prostitutes, Accepted Gifts From Regulated Institutions: Report

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 07.16.2012 | Business

Working at the Treasury frankly sounds kind of boring, which may explain why a number of employees allegedly spiced up their lives with golf, prostitu...

The Real Meaning of the GSA Scandal

J.H. Snider | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics
J.H. Snider

What accounts for the different treatment? Why is a million dollars of waste at the GSA a scandal but not tens of billions of dollars at the FCC-NTIA? I believe public ignorance and apathy are the immediate cause of blame.

WATCH: Federal Employee Raps About Agency's Lavish Spending

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.06.2012 | Business

If you're a federal employee, it may be best not to rap about your agency's lavish spending, or you "rolling on 20s, yeah, in my G.O.V." And yes, G.O....

Organic Milk: Are You Getting What You Pay for?

Andrew Gunther | Posted 05.13.2012 | Food
Andrew Gunther

At a time when consumers are turning their backs on industrialized farming systems -- and genetically modified (GM) farming in particular -- the new report raises real questions about exactly what people are paying for when they buy organic milk.

Exploitation Of Foreign Workers At U.S. Embassies Revealed

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

U.S. State Department employees working throughout the Arab World are abusing foreign workers by illegally confiscating their passports and providing ...

Federal Audit Finds Rampant Abuses of Show Horses; Agency Reform Promised

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Wayne Pacelle

Horse show industry groups are certified by the USDA to hire, train and license inspectors who are responsible for examining horses at shows for illegal soring.That's right, industry self-regulation.

A Dozen More Reasons for Supporting Missouri's Prop B

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Pacelle

I stepped down from a platform a couple of hours ago at the Humane Society of Missouri headquarters in St. Louis to announce the results of The Humane...

Stop "Crimes Against Humanity and Geological Scandals": Give AFRICOM a Chance In Congo

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

This is going out to the end of a very long limb, but contrary to the rumblings in progressive think tanks, let's suggest that AFRICOM must be given a chance in eastern Congo.

Bush Administration Ignores Investigations and Claims Billions In Contracting Abuses are a "Myth"

Lloyd Chapman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lloyd Chapman

Despite a growing mountain of evidence, the Bush Administration is still refusing to admit they diverted billions of dollars in federal small business contracts to a long list of corporate giants.