Inspector General Rips EPA Over Misuse Of Charge Cards

Law360, New York (March 6, 2014, 7:20 PM EST) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's internal watchdog released a report Wednesday chiding the agency for its minimal oversight of purchase cards, finding that more than half the $150,000 in transactions sampled by investigators were used inappropriately.

EPA charge card holders spent nearly $80,000 on prohibited, improper and erroneous purchases, according to an inspector general report that calls for the agency to establish periodic transaction reviews to determine if cardholders and officials are complying with EPA policy.

Per the report, investigators discovered a wide range of purchases...
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