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IG memo: Billions went to fraudulent unemployment claims in 2020

Fraudulent unemployment benefit claims since March could end up costing tens of billions of dollars, the memo says.

Interior IG says USGS director retaliated against whistleblower

A watchdog report alleges that an "impermissible, retaliatory motive" was behind the reassignment of a whistleblower at the U.S. Geological Survey.

IGs look to curb reprisals against whistleblowers

The Trump impeachment and trial put whistleblowers in the public eye, but behind the headlines, officials say, agency whistleblowers are subject to reprisal.

Dept. of State hiring freeze increasing cyber risk, report says

An extended hiring freeze at the Department of State delayed key cybersecurity initiatives and placed highly classified information at risk, according to a watchdog report.

IG report: GSA allowing Trump to violate constitution with lease

A watchdog report asserts that General Services Administration lawyers gave possible emoluments clause violations the short shrift in a review of President Trump's hotel lease.