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FILE - Michael Carvajal, director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing examining issues facing prisons and jails during the coronavirus pandemic on Capitol Hill in Washington, on June 2, 2020. Carvajal is resigning amid increasing scrutiny over his leadership in the wake of Associated Press reporting that uncovered widespread problems at the agency, including a recent story detailing serious misconduct involving correctional officers. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Pool via AP, File)

US prisons director resigning after crises-filled tenure

The director of the federal Bureau of Prisons is resigning amid increasing scrutiny over his leadership

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Balfour Beatty Communities to pay millions in fines after pleading guilty to defrauding military

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(AP Photo/Wayne Parry)FILE — In this June 27, 2019 file photo, a clerk counts money at a sportbook, in Atlantic City, N.J. New Jersey's top gambling regulator is threatening to fine sports books operating in his state that ask customers to cancel requests to cash out money from their accounts, saying the practice is ongoing and

Criminal money mules are finding themselves tethered to the hitchin’ post

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
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CISA on the hunt, this time for artists to decorate its new headquarters

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(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)Michael Horowitz

Senators seek ‘guardrails’ on expanded subpoena power for inspectors general

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/TraitovCybersecurity and secure nerwork concept. Data protection, gdrp. Glowing futuristic backround with lock on digital integrated circuit.

When it comes to corporate cybersecurity, the government is here to help, and prod

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ATF misclassified jobs, improperly paid out law enforcement benefits, audit finds

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives misclassified more than 90 administrative positions as law enforcement jobs — and provided special…

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/TraitovCybersecurity and secure nerwork concept. Data protection, gdrp. Glowing futuristic backround with lock on digital integrated circuit.

Pentagon warns lawmakers to make sure they raise debt ceiling

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department is bringing the power of the False Claims Act to the growing challenge of cybersecurity.

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Lisa Monaco

DoJ’s new Civil Cyber-Fraud Initiative to hold contractors accountable for cybersecurity

Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced the Justice Department will pursue cybersecurity related fraud by government contractors and grant recipients through the False Claims Act.

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