DHS Inspector General To Retire

Law360, New York (January 14, 2011, 4:53 PM EST) -- Richard L. Skinner, the first Senate-confirmed inspector general of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, has announced his retirement, ending a 42-year career overseeing government contractors and cracking down on fraud, among other things.

In a resignation letter Thursday to President Barack Obama, Skinner, who was confirmed in July 2005, said his retirement would take effect March 1.

“After serving more than 42 years in the federal government, under nine presidents, I believe the time has come for me to give my full-time attention to my...
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