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Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General
Michael J. Missal, Inspector General

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Title: Administrative Investigation – Improper Locality Pay, Office of the General Counsel, Pacific District South, Phoenix, Arizona
Report Number: 17-02375-50 Download
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Issue Date: 1/2/2018
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VA Office: Office of General Counsel (OGC)
Report Author: Office of Investigations
Report Type: Administrative Investigation
Release Type: Unrestricted
Summary:

On March 2, 2017, the VA Office of Inspector General Administrative Investigations Division received allegations that Ms. [redacted] , former (resigned) Deputy Counsel, Office of the General Counsel (OGC), improperly received the higher locality pay for Los Angeles, CA, while she lived and worked in Phoenix, AZ. We found that Ms. [redacted] received about $6,500 in Los Angeles locality pay for 6 months while residing and reporting for duty in Phoenix.