01 Aug '17, 8pm

Report: Ousted VA hospital director emailed sensitive information to unsecure accounts

WASHINGTON — The former director of the Washington VA Medical Center, demoted in April, was fired Friday “because he failed to provide effective leadership,” the Department of Veterans Affairs said Tuesday. The announcement came after the VA Office of Inspector General released more findings against former director Brian Hawkins, who was removed from his position in April after the inspector general found the hospital was putting veterans at “unnecessary risk.” In a report shared with the VA in June and released publicly Tuesday, the inspector general wrote Hawkins had also broken VA policy by sending sensitive information to private email accounts belonging to him and to his wife. Inspectors found the emails while looking into whether director Hawkins had delayed an Administrative Investigative Board inquiry about thousands of dollars in employee bonuses given out without...

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