Monthly Archives: November 2014

NY/NJ Port Authority IG Names New Inspector General Michael Nestor

Posted on November24, 2014
Amid an ongoing internal probe into the George Washington Bridge lane closures, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey named a new inspector general Wednesday, following the unexpected death of the agency's longtime IG, Robert Van Etten, in June. His successor, Michael Nestor, is a 17-year veteran of the IG's office who had been acting inspector general since Van Etten's death. Read more at NJ.com
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Social Security OIG: 44 judges approved $2 billion in improper disability claims

Posted on November17, 2014
A small group of Social Security judges have improperly approved disability claims for nearly 25,000 people who didn't qualify, costing taxpayers $2 billion over the past seven years, government investigators conclude in a report being released Monday. Investigators examined cases decided by 44 judges who had been approving disability claims at unusually high rates. The judges represent about 4 percent of the administrative law judges, or ALJs, who decide disability claims for Social Security, the report said. Read More at…
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Five NOPD detectives mishandled rape, child abuse investigations, inspector general finds

Posted on November14, 2014
Five NOPD detectives have been transferred to street patrol and are under internal investigation after the city's inspector general found they systematically failed to investigate and document allegations of sexual assault and child abuse. Continue reading the article here.
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Inspect General Chides CFPB Management

Posted on November07, 2014
The CFPB faces major management challenges that could hamper its ability to accomplish its strategic objectives if they are not properly addressed, according to the Federal Reserve’s Office of the Inspector General. The OIG said the CFPB must improve the operational efficiency of its supervision program. To continue reading the article click here.
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