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Justice Department expands its procurement fraud strike force

Sometimes federal procurements don’t go according to the rules. Sometimes its worse, when bribes and kickbacks come into play.

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Biden’s executive order to protect Americans’ personal data: A step in the right direction, but other factors must still be addressed

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Return-to-office review: The latest from Congress, agency leaders and employees

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Blunt truth: No ‘significant changes’ for federal employees if Biden administration reclassifies marijuana

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Jumping on the whistleblower bandwagon: DOJ announces departmentwide pilot program to incentivize individual reporting

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After a return-to-office, DOJ employee groups call for more flexibility

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During Sunshine Week, GAO finds agencies need better plans to address surging FOIA backlogs

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6-bill minibus rewards some agencies, while slashing budgets for others

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Fraudster hacks federal auction website, buys truck for a dollar

A fraudster who duped the government out of tens of thousands dollars hacking into a federal auction website is facing potential jail time.

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FILE - Colette Peters, director of the federal Bureau of Prisons, speaks after being sworn in at BOP headquarters in Washington, Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022. A bipartisan group of U.S. senators introduced legislation Wednesday, Sept. 28, to overhaul oversight and bring greater transparency to the crisis-plagued federal Bureau of Prisons following reporting from The Associated Press that exposed systemic corruption in the federal prison system and increased congressional scrutiny. The bill is being introduced a day before Peters is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Evelyn Hockstein/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Pay reduction at Bureau of Prisons facility: Another view

Former Bureau of Prisons warden says incentive pay at an Illinois facility should be removed and the staff reduced.

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‘Who’s going to run the prison?’ Union says loss of pay bonuses at BOP facility will cause major attrition

AFGE is urging BOP to renew annual retention incentives for correctional officers at United States Penitentiary Thomson ahead of a planned end of the bonuses on Dec. 31.

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