Former DHS-OIG Special Agent in Charge Sentenced to Prison

Posted on December18, 2014
A former agent with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General has been sentenced to three years in prison following a 2013 indictment in Texas for falsifying records and obstruction of justice. The indictment came after a September 2011 internal inspection of the McAllen Field Office. Prior to the inspection, Special Agent in Charge Eugenio Pedraza instructed subordinates to "engage in a scheme to falsify documents in open criminal investigative case files, including numerous investigations in…
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DHS Staff Crimes Listed

Posted on June14, 2010
The crimes of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees and contractors were convicted of in fiscal year 2009 can be seen in the OIG's report.  The report served the purpose of a reminder to DHS employees not to betray the public trust.
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DHS IG Reports on Screening Process in Airports

Posted on April28, 2010
"Investigators found screening checkpoint vulnerabilities at eight out of eight airports they visited, according to the unclassified summary of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (IG) report released today. The IG report says it made 8 recommendations to [Transportation Security Administration] and the agency agreed with seven and partially agreed with another."  (View the entire source) The Inspector General demonstrates trust that the report will have positive results and improve operations.
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