Report Summary

Title: Administrative Investigation, Improper Locality Pay and Failure to Follow Federal Travel Regulations, Technology Transfer Program, VA Central Office
Report Link: http://www.va.gov/oig/pubs/VAOIG-11-03461-217.pdf
Report Number: 11-03461-217
Issue Date: 6/28/2012
City/State: Washington, DC
Cleveland, OH
VA Office: Veterans Health Administration (VHA)
Report Author: Office of Investigations
Report Type: Administrative Investigation
Release Type: Redacted
Summary: An Office of Research and Development (ORD) employee lived and worked outside of Washington, DC, yet received the higher Washington, DC, locality pay, resulting in $19,080.00 of improper pay. An ORD senior official was aware for 2 years of the improper pay and did not take timely action. In addition, ORD employees failed to follow Federal travel regulations concerning travel claims.