Authorities charged the official with steering contracts to an Afghan subcontractor as part of an agricultural program funded by USAID.
Agency’s deputy inspector general will retire in wake of claims that his office altered negative audit reports
In new interviews, several women who have accused the cultural icon speak about alleged incidents from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
Coburn is examining claims that USAID’s acting inspector general removed negative findings from audit reports.
Auditors and employees have complained about negative findings being stricken from agency audits.
More than half of IRD’s separation agreements contain clauses that violate federal whistleblower laws.
Some fear the programs designed to stop government leaks may also keep employees from reporting problems.
Whistleblower groups charge that corporations are seeking to silence employees who might report fraud.
Secrecy agreements create chilling effect for whistleblowers who want to report waste, abuse and fraud.
The inspector general demands the identities of IRD employees who signed confidentiality agreements.