30 Dec '15, 7pm

A case of VA fraud, or an exaggeration?

After a scathing inspector general report accused two VA officials of abuse of power and stealing up to $400,000 in federal funds, department leaders said their cases represented management failures that shouldn't cause them to be fired. Lawmakers have called it a fireable and jailable offense. VA leaders have called it a management mistake, and are working on a demotion and reassignment for the pair. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images) CONNECT TWEET 2 LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Did a pair of senior Veterans Affairs Department executives get away with fraud, or were they libeled as part of a larger political spat? That’s the lingering question after Justice Department officials announced they will not charge the two women with any criminal activity, despite a scathing inspector general report that accuses the pair of abusing their power and stealing up to $400,000 in f...

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/story/veterans/2015/12/30/gr...

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