Report Summary

Title: Administrative Investigation Prohibited Personnel Practices, Abuse of Authority, Misuse of Position, and False Statements, Office of Human Resources and Administration, VA Central Office
Report Link: http://www.va.gov/oig/pubs/VAOIG-10-00853-257.pdf
Report Number: 10-00853-257
Issue Date: 9/22/2010
City/State: Washington, DC
VA Office: Office of Human Resources and Administration
Report Author: Office of Investigations
Report Type: Administrative Investigation
Release Type: Redacted
Summary: We substantiated that Mr. Willie L. Hensley, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, VA Office of Human Resources and Administration, engaged in prohibited personnel practices, abused his authority, misused his position to appoint two subordinates, and made false statements. We found that a Management Analyst misused her official time; another misrepresented her income to be appointed at a higher than minimum rate of pay and made false statements; an HR Specialist and a former Management Analyst engaged in prohibited personnel practices; and a former Personnel Officer and Director of VA Central Office HR Services failed to follow policy in setting a higher than minimum rate of pay.