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FBI arrests NASA contractor about to leave U.S. for China

Agents charged Bo Jiang, a contractor at the National Institute of Aerospace, with lying to federal investigators. Jiang was under investigation for possible violations of the Arms Control Act.

Tags: Bo Jiang , China , NASA , NIA , FBI , Arms Control Act , House , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 07:21am EDT

Whistleblowers allege wrongdoing at VA center

In the letter sent Monday to the White House and Congress, the Office of Special Counsel said an initial 2009 report by a whistleblower employee at the G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, Miss., alleged that the staff routinely failed to properly clean and sterilize reusable medical equipment such as scalpels and bone cutters.

Tags: Veterans Affairs , Office of Special Counsel , Eric Shinseki , Congress

Tuesday - 03/19/2013, 01:40am EDT

Feds: Defense firm put untrained guards in Iraq

The federal government has joined a whistleblower's lawsuit against a major defense contractor in Iraq.

Tags: DoD , Triple Canopy , Iraq

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 01:52pm EDT

Report: Federal whistleblowers don't sense letup in agency retaliation

Federal employees increasingly perceive less agency wrongdoing but that doesn't necessarily mean the threat of retaliation for reporting such misconduct has similarly decreased, according to a new Merit System Protection Board report.

Tags: MSPB , Susan Tsui Grundmann , EPA , FDA , OSC , best practices , Jack Moore

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 08:39am EST

Intelligence community employees to gain whistleblower protections

Employees in the intelligence community (IC) who report waste, fraud and abuse have gained whistleblower protections, under a directive President Barack Obama issued Wednesday. The presidential policy directive aims to ensure intelligence and national security employees are able to legally report agency wrongdoing and be protected from retaliation for doing so.

Tags: Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act , Intelligence community , POGO , Congress , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 10/10/2012, 09:03pm EDT

With $104M whistleblower payout, IRS hoping money talks

Providing awards to whistleblowers is key to bringing would-be informants forward. And a record $104 million after taxes payout to former UBS banker Bradley Birkenfeld serves as a billboard to whistleblowers that the IRS is willing to pay out for information that helps catch tax cheaters.

Tags: IRS , Stephen Kohn , Bradley Birkenfeld , tax evasion , fraud, waste and abuse

Monday - 09/24/2012, 02:30pm EDT
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House votes to expand whistleblower protections

The House voted Friday to significantly expand protections for federal employees who expose fraud, waste and abuse and make it easier to punish supervisors who try to retaliate against the whistleblowers.

Tags: House , Congress , Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act , Darrell Issa , workforce

Friday - 09/28/2012, 02:25pm EDT
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