In May 2016, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) initiated an investigation into an allegation that a high-level political appointee (Political Appointee) at an agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce (Agency) was using the Agency’s account with a local taxicab company (Cab Company) for personal trips that were not authorized under Agency policy. OIG found that from September 2014 to May 2016, Political Appointee misused the Agency’s account with Cab Company by charging it for the cost of approximately 130 cab rides prohibited by Agency policy.
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
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