Improper payments across federal government agencies are estimated to have hit $124.7 billion last year, according to a new government report.
A government police officer who pleaded guilty to attempting to make meth at a federal facility in Maryland was also having sex on the job, according to an ongoing investigation by a House committee.
Taxpayer funding intended to improve rural housing developments was spent on Christmas parties, alcohol, and trips to Six Flags, according to a new audit from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of Inspector General (OIG).
Executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs pulled in a combined $2 million in taxpayer money by taking advantage of a relocation program, an inspector general found.
Medicare paid out tens of millions for ambulance rides in which beneficiaries did not receive services, according a new government watchdog audit.
Researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a system that can predict the “psychological status” of users with smart phones and wants private companies to bring the invention to the market.
An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official flew nearly every weekend from his office in San Francisco to his home in southern California, amassing $69,000 in “excessive trips,” according to the Office of Inspector General (OIG).
Dozens of employees at the United States Census Bureau were paid more than $1 million for hours they never worked, according to a Commerce Department inspector general report.
The federal government often lowballs the cost of implementing major projects to get them underway, knowing that actual costs will vastly exceed the estimates, according to a report from the Cato Institute.
Three trips to Europe for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio have cost city taxpayers over $40,000, according to public records obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.