Wednesday, November 2, 2011

DOE IG: 100+ stimulus-related criminal probes

The Energy Department's inspector general has launched more than 100 criminal investigations related to 2009 economic stimulus spending. - Politico

In written testimony prepared for delivery to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee today, Inspector General Gregory Friedman said the investigations have involved "various schemes, including the submission of false information, claims for unallowable or unauthorized expenses, and other improper uses of Recovery Act funds."