WFA Alert: The Department of Everything

When you pay your taxes on April 15 or out of your paycheck each pay period, how do you feel about your money you worked for being wasted by people in government agencies who don’t consider where the money they are spending originally came from? You hope all that your taxes are going to something […]

Sacred Honor Lost – 13 Nov 2012

Federal Officials Raise Awareness of Disaster Fraud (FBI/DOJ) The Department of Justice, the FBI, and the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) remind the public there is a potential for disaster fraud in the aftermath of a natural disaster. Suspected fraudulent activity pertaining to relief efforts associated with Hurricane Sandy should be reported to the […]

Sacred Honor Lost – 24 Oct

What is Sacred Honor? Government & Contractors Anyone with information relating to waste, fraud, and abuse in government contracting to contact the FBI’s Procurement Fraud Working Group Hotline at 1-877-NO-BRIBE or securely over the Internet at Navy Official Pleads Guilty in Bribery Scheme at Naval Air Station North Island The official, Kenneth Paul Ramos, […]

Government Waste Addendum

Reading through the Wastebook 2012 summary sheet, you just can’t make this stuff up!  As Will Rogers once said, “I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.” Here are some funny doozies from the list (although the joke is on We the Taxpayers, and that’s not very funny): •  Relive […]

Wastebook 2012: Waste in the Government

Talk about outrageouse Waste, Fraud and Abuse: our nation is burdened by a $16,000,000,000.000 (TRILLION) debt yet our government keeps spending money on irrelevant projects and does nothing to stop it. A commenter on the below Washington Times article said it best: “The foolish waste reported in this article is only the tip of the […]

Lured by Promises of Wealth, FBI Agent Was Drawn Into Fraud Scheme

Lured by Promises of Wealth, F.B.I. Agent Was Drawn Into Fraud Scheme, Prosecutors Say Robert Lustyik, an F.B.I. agent in New York, is charged with participating in a multimillion-dollar international plot that involved an Army lieutenant colonel and a defense contractor. (New York Times)  . . . The prosecutors say that the contractor, Michael Taylor, […]

Sacred Honor Lost – 1 Oct

What is Sacred Honor?    Government Former Jefferson Parish President Pleads Guilty Took numerous bribes totaling over $60,000 while parish president. Conspired with other Jefferson Parish officials to steal taxpayer funds. Former Member of Port Authority Board Indicted Obtained property not due to him or his Port Authority office including free and discounted home improvements […]

Sacred Honor Lost – 25 Sept 12

For background information, see Our Sacred Honor page. The links below are to FBI news releases and only cover from 5 September to 25 September 2012. Government Professionals Former U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Manager Sentenced to Six Years in Prison in Bribery and Kickback Scheme Customs and Border Protection Officer Charged for Assisting Fugitive to Avoid […]