Tag Archives: Office of Inspector General

WaPo: “Trump appointee to Bureau of Indian Affairs resigns after Interior’s IG slams the loan program he oversaw”

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ProPublica: “Your $20 Million Loan Went Bust? The Trump Team Has a Job For You”

Here. An excerpt: The IG report concluded that the loan guarantee “departed from” department guidelines but didn’t find any criminal violations. A federal grand jury investigated the episode, according to a spokeswoman for the IG, but did not hand up … Continue reading

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Interior Office of Inspector General Criticizes Indian Affairs Loan Guarantee Program

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Audit of Cooperative Agreement Between the Bureau of Reclamation and the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe

Link: Memorandum The audit identified a total of $1,440,748 in questioned costs, as well as the need for increased oversight by USBR. OIG offers six recommendations to help USBR resolve the questioned costs and improve its operations with LBST. USBR agreed … Continue reading

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NYTs: Interior Department Corruption Endemic

From the NYTs [Here’s the report]: WASHINGTON — As Congress prepares to debate expansion of drilling in taxpayer-owned coastal waters, the Interior Department agency that collects oil and gas royalties has been caught up in a wide-ranging ethics scandal — … Continue reading

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