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Mayoral hopefuls fill forum with nonsense

...34 million merchant locations.She could do a lot of damage with that.Maybe the inspector general should take a look at HUD credit cards. The inspector general's recent sampling of EPA credit cards showed 75 of 80 transactions involved waste...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2014-03-15/mayoral-hopeful
Pushing back

...at how the conspicuous pursuit of conservative people and groups fit a pattern. It was exposed most openly by an inspector general with the IRS, who found that conservative groups critical of the government faced extra scrutiny from the tax agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-02-26/pushing-back
VA inspection reveals patient develops ulcer, loses wheelchair during Augusta stay

...in Au gusta, according to an inspector general's report released this week...Department of Veterans Af fairs' inspector general office, which visited the Augusta...February, Hamilton wrote to the inspector general, staffers will be re-educated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-13/va-inspection-reveals-patient
Children not necessary for earned income credit

...Because it is a refundable credit, EITC also is prone to fraud. In a report released in October, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration estimated that $110.8 billion to $132.6 billion in earned income tax credits was paid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-30/children-not-necessary-ear
Executives responsible for Augusta VA consult delays likely won't face punishment

...are identified through its "extensive oversight system," which includes special counsel, the VA Office of the Inspector General, and the U.S. General Accountability Office.He said last year, the VA removed 3,100 employees, or 1 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-26/executives-responsible-august
Bills seek VA bonus bans, easier firing policies

...received $65,000 in bonuses from 2008 to 2011 despite four preventable patient deaths, three of which the VA's inspector general linked to widespread mismanagement.Pete Scovill, a spokesman for the Augusta VA, said Hamilton has not received...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-15/bills-seek-va-bonus-bans
Report details problems at Columbia VA hospital

...report released this week. The inspector general for the agency said that William...the report Friday. But the inspector general's release included memos by...at one point last year. The Inspector General investigation began after someone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-07/report-details-problems-
Actor's death a warning, SC officials say

...prescription drugs and has access to a senior's medicine cabinet," said McConnell in a news release. A state Inspector General report last year concluded that state authorities have no systematic understanding of South Carolina's painkiller...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-06/actors-death-warning-s
South Carolina looks to join fight against fake veterans

...federal record requests to be filled.She said when her team feels it has found something criminal, it informs the VA inspector general, the FBI and local or state authorities, but the investigations usually stop there.The U.S. Department of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-02/south-carolina-looks-join-fig
Stealing from all of us

...report estimates the credit costs the government more than $10 billion a year in improper claims.The department's inspector general said it has warned the IRS about rampant EITC fraud but that the IRS "acknowledges that further reductions in the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-01-27/stealing-all-us