The FBI is reportedly investigating the failed rollout of Oregon’s Obamacare exchange website, according to multiple news sources.
The state exchange, called Cover Oregon, stood out as perhaps the worst-run of all the ObamaCare exchanges. The state decided last month to abandon the system and default to the federally run insurance exchange, on HealthCare.gov.
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The Wall Street Journal reports that the FBI has interviewed several people as part of the inquiry. The Oregonian reported that the bureau held a 90-minute meeting with a former Republican lawmaker who detailed potential wrongdoing — including suspicions that the state showed the feds a misleading demonstration to keep money flowing.
It's unclear how far along or serious the FBI review may be. Asked for comment, FBI sources told Fox News that they could not confirm whether they had an open case.
A congressional committee and the Government Accountability Office are also investigating the website failure. The law enforcement arm of the Department of Health and Human Services' inspector general also is involved, according to the Oregonian.
As previously reported by the Free Beacon, there have been allegations that state officials lied about the progress of the website to secure federal grants.
Overall, nearly $300 million in taxpayer funds were spent to build and promote the Cover Oregon website, which failed to enroll a single person into the exchange.