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Saturday, January 9, 2016

DEA wasted more more than $850,000 on freely available information

DEA 'substantially wasted government funds' when they paid Amtrak worker more than $850,000 for passenger information they could have had for free

Snippet of Article: "...The Justice Department's Office of Inspector General has ruled that the DEA 'substantially wasted government funds' by paying an Amtrak employee more than $850,000 for information that was available for free. An Amtrak secretary, who was not publicly identified except as a 'secretary to a train and engine crew,' was paid a total of $854,460..."

Source: www.dailymail.co.uk