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Trump removes inspector general tapped for $2T virus rescue oversight (access required)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has removed the inspector general tapped to chair a special oversight board for the $2.2 trillion economic relief package on the coronavirus, the latest in a series of steps Trump has taken to confront government ...

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Baltimore human resources employee fired for altering her ADA documents (access required)

A Baltimore City Department of Human Resources employee was terminated recently for submitting altered documents to extend her leave under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the city’s Office of the Inspector General reports. The unnamed employee was accused of changing an ...

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12 Baltimore employees accused of theft

A dozen employees of Baltimore’s Department of Transportation are being accused of stealing nearly $60,000 in scrap metal and may be fired. In a report released Friday, Inspector General David N. McClintock wrote that the employees took heavy-gauge cable from ...

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SEC disciplines 8 employees over Madoff failure

WASHINGTON — The Securities and Exchange Commission says it has disciplined eight employees for failing to uncover the Bernard Madoff’s pyramid scheme over a 16-year period. None of the employees were fired. SEC spokesman John Nester says the discipline varied. ...

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Montgomery County police, inspector battle over records (access required)

ANNAPOLIS — Attorneys for police officers and Montgomery County’s inspector general clashed Monday in the state’s highest court over access to documents held by the Internal Affairs Division, which investigated the police department’s handling of a car crash involving a ...

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SEC examining claim on Citigroup execs

WASHINGTON — The internal watchdog of the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating an allegation that the agency’s enforcement chief gave a break to two Citigroup executives when the bank settled charges of misleading investors. Inspector General David Kotz confirmed ...

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Watchdog: $161 million in airport grants improper

WASHINGTON — A government watchdog says the Federal Aviation Administration didn’t follow rules or made errors two years ago when awarding $161 million to airports for improvement projects. The Transportation Department’s inspector general’s office released a report Friday that says ...

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