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A government report Wednesday found significant deficiencies in how the U.S. Marshals Service accounts for overtime and supplemental pay for law enforcement officers; identifies more than $275,000 in unsupported costs associated with district-level salaries, fleet cards and purchase cards; and concludes that the agency needs to take multiple actions to strengthen its internal controls to ensure it is adequately preventing waste, fraud and abuse.
The Obama administration found itself facing a series of scandals and it was revealed that the federal government gave witness protection to terrorists. On the international stage, the Russians sent more than a dozen warships to aid the Assad regime in Syria. Here's a recap, or wrap, on the week that was from The Washington Times.
The federal government gave witness protection to known and suspected terrorists and the U.S. Marshals Service even lost track of two of those people, according to a report Thursday from the Justice Department's auditor that exposes the previously hidden side of the witness program.
Operation Guardian, a three-year national initiative specifically targeting the country's most dangerous noncompliant sex offenders, ended Tuesday with the arrest of 345 people who failed to register with state authorities as required by law, the U.S. Marshals Service said.
The 19-year-old surviving suspect in the Boston bombings has been transferred from the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to a facility on Fort Devens in Massachusetts.
The Mississippi man charged with sending poisoned letters to President Obama, a U.S. senator and a state judge was released from jail on Tuesday, federal official said, though the reason for the release wasn't immediately clear.
Secret Service Director Mark Sullivan's retirement last month is an opportunity to require Senate confirmation of any successor.
No governmentwide requirements exist for the checking of references for job applicants as a part of the federal government’s hiring process, including those who apply for law enforcement positions in the FBI, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, a report released Thursday says.
The Washington Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) inquiry into whether NBC's David Gregory possession on national TV of an illegal 30-round "high-capacity" magazine has been ongoing for three weeks.
An audit by the Justice Department's Office of Inspector General on Wednesday challenged oversight by the U.S. Marshals Service of more than $521 million in purchases during a two-year period, saying there was insufficient training for contracting personnel, ineffective management and review of procurement activities, and decentralized management of buying within the agency.