In the latest sign of trouble for the Homeland Security Department's inspector general, the agency has removed five oversight reports from its website pending an internal review of a possible conflict of interest.
For decades, Richard Aoki was known as a member of radical 1960s groups, including the Black Panthers. Yet at the same time, he was working with the FBI. This timeline explores major events in his life.
The top watchdog for the Homeland Security Department told a House oversight panel today that turf battles over internal corruption investigations have subsided and his agency is not backlogged with employee misconduct cases, but he deflected questions about an ongoing criminal investigation of a Texas branch office.
Expense records obtained by the Center for Investigative Reporting show a Homeland Security Department office spent more than $482,000 on conference sessions for its staff. But in a press release, the office said the training cost $342,906.
Former U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees Lateisha Rollerson and Stephen Henderson are headed for their roles in a travel voucher fraud and embezzlement scheme that bilked the government of more than $500,000.