The Drug Enforcement Administrationís Control Over Weapons and Laptop Computers Follow-Up Audit

Audit Report 08-21
March 2008
Office of the Inspector General


Appendix IV
Circumstances and Actions Taken for Lost and Stolen Laptops40

BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT CASES OPENED
JANUARY 1, 2002 THROUGH JUNE 30, 2007

Item
Number
DEA
Form 29
Report Date
Description of Incident Contents
of Laptop
Action
Taken
1 1/2/2002 Laptop sent to Information Systems for disposal without proper documents. Whereabouts unknown. Unable to Determine Clearance
1/2/2002 Laptop sent to Information Systems for disposal without proper documents. Whereabouts unknown. Unable to Determine Clearance
1/2/2002 Laptop sent to Information Systems for disposal without proper documents. Whereabouts unknown. Unable to Determine Clearance
2 1/4/2002 Laptop was replaced on 6/17/98 and no documentation could be found to show the exchange. Laptop most likely disposed of. Unable to Determine Clearance
3 9/6/2001 Laptop cannot be located during inventory and investigation and search were negative. Unable to Determine Clearance
4 1/14/2002 Missing laptop since May 1998. Unable to Determine Clearance
5 10/30/2001 Laptop was returned to Computer Specialist and custody was not maintained. Whereabouts unknown. Unable to Determine Clearance
6 1/17/2002 Laptop not found during inventory. Investigation was negative. Laptop believed to be surplused and disposed. Unable to Determine Clearance
7 11/14/2001 Laptop not found during inventory and no records are available to show its whereabouts. Unable to Determine Clearance
8 10/29/2001 Laptop not found during inventory and no records exist to account for it. Laptop considered obsolete. Unable to Determine Clearance
9 2/5/2002 Laptop not found during inventory and no records exist to account for it. Laptop considered obsolete. Unable to Determine Clearance
10 10/29/2001 Investigation determined these laptops were used for parts and the remainder were burned during a scheduled DEA burn in Modesto, CA. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/29/2001 Investigation determined these laptops were used for parts and the remainder were burned during a scheduled DEA burn in Modesto, CA. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/29/2001 Investigation determined these laptops were used for parts and the remainder were burned during a scheduled DEA burn in Modesto, CA. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/29/2001 Investigation determined these laptops were used for parts and the remainder were burned during a scheduled DEA burn in Modesto, CA. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/29/2001 Investigation determined these laptops were used for parts and the remainder were burned during a scheduled DEA burn in Modesto, CA. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/29/2001 Investigation determined these laptops were used for parts and the remainder were burned during a scheduled DEA burn in Modesto, CA. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/29/2001 Investigation determined these laptops were used for parts and the remainder were burned during a scheduled DEA burn in Modesto, CA. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/29/2001 Investigation determined these laptops were used for parts and the remainder were burned during a scheduled DEA burn in Modesto, CA. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/29/2001 Investigation determined these laptops were used for parts and the remainder were burned during a scheduled DEA burn in Modesto, CA. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/29/2001 Investigation determined these laptops were used for parts and the remainder were burned during a scheduled DEA burn in Modesto, CA. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/29/2001 Investigation determined these laptops were used for parts and the remainder were burned during a scheduled DEA burn in Modesto, CA. Unable to Determine Clearance
11 8/10/2001 Laptop was turned in for destruction and stored in a secure facility. DEA personnel disposed of obsolete equipment but proper documentation was not completed so whereabouts of laptop is unknown. Assumed destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
12 2/5/2002 Found missing during routine inventory in 1998. Unable to Determine Clearance
13 UTD Special Agent accidentally packed the laptop with household goods before move. Laptop was missing when household goods were delivered to new location. Unable to Determine Letter of Reprimand
14 4/8/2002 Discovered during inventory. Unable to Determine Letter of Counseling
15 5/13/2002 A shared laptop was not found during an inventory check. An investigation was undertaken with negative results. Laptop was obsolete at the time of the inventory. Unable to Determine Letter of Counseling
16 5/9/2002 Laptops reflected on SAOP's inventory but unable to locate at the Office of Resource Management. Laptops are obsolete and assumed destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
5/9/2002 Laptops reflected on SAOP's inventory but unable to locate at the Office of Resource Management. Laptops are obsolete and assumed destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
5/9/2002 Laptops reflected on SAOP's inventory but unable to locate at the Office of Resource Management. Laptops are obsolete and assumed destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
5/9/2002 Laptops reflected on SAOP's inventory but unable to locate at the Office of Resource Management. Laptops are obsolete and assumed destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
5/9/2002 Laptops reflected on SAOP's inventory but unable to locate at the Office of Resource Management. Laptops are obsolete and assumed destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
5/9/2002 Laptops reflected on SAOP's inventory but unable to locate at the Office of Resource Management. Laptops are obsolete and assumed destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
5/9/2002 Laptops reflected on SAOP's inventory but unable to locate at the Office of Resource Management. Laptops are obsolete and assumed destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
5/9/2002 Laptops reflected on SAOP's inventory but unable to locate at the Office of Resource Management. Laptops are obsolete and assumed destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
5/9/2002 Laptops reflected on SAOP's inventory but unable to locate at the Office of Resource Management. Laptops are obsolete and assumed destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
17 8/28/2002 Laptop determined missing during inventory but was not removed from the listing until 8/02. Unable to Determine Clearance
18 UTD Laptop disposed in 1994 but not removed from inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
19 5/6/2002 Laptop was replaced by UNYSIS but the DEA # was not transferred to replacement computer. Unable to Determine Clearance
20 6/5/2002 Laptop was stolen when agent left it unattended at hotel pool. Unable to Determine Letter of Reprimand - Financial Liability - $1,050
21 8/30/2002 Laptop sent to Information Systems for repairs. Repair was not warranted and item was surplused without proper records and cannot be found during inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
22 9/3/2002 Telecommunications Specialist left laptop in official government vehicle in front of residence overnight. Rear window broken, laptop stolen. Unable to Determine Letter of Reprimand - Financial Liability - $499
23 5/16/2002 Could not locate during routine inventory - believed to have been replaced with another laptop that was disposed of. Unable to Determine Clearance
24 10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/31/2002 Items reported missing at inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
25 10/28/2002 Unable to locate during routine inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/28/2002 Unable to locate during routine inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
26 10/1/2002 Temporary quarters in St. Maarten burglarized. Unable to Determine Clearance
27 10/28/2002 Could not locate during routine inventory - records indicate destroyed in March 2000 but lacking proper documentation. Unable to Determine Clearance
28 11/6/2002 Amendment to previous report, instead of DEA 193841 the # 193842 should be reported. Unable to Determine Clearance
29 10/2/2002 Could not locate during inventory and transfer to new storage facility. Unable to Determine Clearance
30 9/27/2002 Could not locate during routine inventory - three of responsible retired. Unable to Determine Clearance
9/27/2002 Could not locate during routine inventory - three of responsible retired. Unable to Determine Clearance
9/27/2002 Could not locate during routine inventory - three of responsible retired. Unable to Determine Clearance
9/27/2002 Could not locate during routine inventory - three of responsible retired. Unable to Determine Clearance
9/27/2002 Could not locate during routine inventory - three of responsible retired. Unable to Determine Clearance
9/27/2002 Could not locate during routine inventory - three of responsible retired. Unable to Determine Clearance
31 8/14/2001 Item noted as missing in February 2000, DEA FORM 29 Reported 8/14/01, Investigator signed 12/2/2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
32 10/3/2002 Laptop left at Gateway Center Security checkpoint. Laptop was not recovered. Unable to Determine Letter of Counseling
33 11/7/2002 Laptop discovered missing during inventory and later found to be surplused, awaiting destruction, or was absent from the 1998 inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/7/2002 Laptop discovered missing during inventory and later found to be surplused, awaiting destruction, or was absent from the 1998 inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/7/2002 Laptop discovered missing during inventory and later found to be surplused, awaiting destruction, or was absent from the 1998 inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/7/2002 Laptop discovered missing during inventory and later found to be surplused, awaiting destruction, or was absent from the 1998 inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/7/2002 Laptop discovered missing during inventory and later found to be surplused, awaiting destruction, or was absent from the 1998 inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/7/2002 Laptop discovered missing during inventory and later found to be surplused, awaiting destruction, or was absent from the 1998 inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/7/2002 Laptop discovered missing during inventory and later found to be surplused, awaiting destruction, or was absent from the 1998 inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/7/2002 Laptop discovered missing during inventory and later found to be surplused, awaiting destruction, or was absent from the 1998 inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/7/2002 Laptop discovered missing during inventory and later found to be surplused, awaiting destruction, or was absent from the 1998 inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
34 11/22/2002 Special Agent left laptop in taxi in Bangkok, contained no sensitive or classified information. Laptop was not recovered. Did not contain sensitive or classified information Letter of Counseling
35 10/9/2002 Inventory February 2002 showed laptop, it was noted as missing July 2002, responsible person is no longer a DEA employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
36 11/12/2002 Government leased quarters burglarized. Unable to Determine Clearance
37 11/19/2002 Loaned to Mexican counterparts and never returned. Unable to Determine Clearance
38 11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2002 Items reported missing at inventory / Item destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
39 UTD Could not locate during routine inventory - File states DEA-29 was completed, but it was not in the file. - Agent had retired. Unable to Determine Clearance
40 1/9/2003 Assigned to group-no one person totally responsible-inventory showed missing - last seen 1994. Unable to Determine Clearance
41 10/18/2002 An old laptop could not be accounted for during inventory, a search of office did not locate property. Unable to Determine Clearance
42 12/18/2002 During routine annual inventory laptop was noted as missing. Unable to Determine Clearance
43 1/17/2003 Laptop discovered missing during inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
1/17/2003 Laptop discovered missing during inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
44 3/3/2003 Laptop missing after offsite Task Force Office was burglarized. Unable to Determine Clearance
45 1/28/2003 Laptop disappeared, possibly collected with garbage. Unable to Determine Clearance
46 4/16/2003 Special Agent left laptop in official government vehicle while in physical fitness center and it was stolen out of the vehicle. No sensitive or classified information. Did not contain sensitive or classified information Letter of Counseling
47 5/12/2003 Laptop inadvertently left off previous reports concerning missing laptops. Unable to Determine Clearance
48 4/10/2003 Stolen from a secured work space - FDLE Task Force while Special Agent on a 45 day TDY. Per DEA-6 laptop did not contain any classified or sensitive data. Item discovered stolen during a routine inventory. Did not contain sensitive or classified information Letter of Counseling
49 11/15/2002 The wrong DEA tracking number was placed on the laptop, a DEA FORM 29 was filed, they noted the error and documented the situation. The laptop was never missing. Unable to Determine Clearance
50 2/4/2003 Item was erroneously reported as missing, but was found to be appropriately accounted for (returned to DOJ CATS). Unable to Determine Clearance
51 5/11/2003 Telecommunications Specialist left laptop in his garage and it was stolen. According to him it contained sensitive case information. Contained sensitive information Letter of Reprimand
52 6/24/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
6/24/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
6/24/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
6/24/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
6/24/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
6/24/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
6/24/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
6/24/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
6/24/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
6/24/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
6/24/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2002. Unable to Determine Clearance
53 10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/30/2003 Laptops discovered missing after physical inventory in 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
54 11/3/2003 Special Agent transferred from duty station and left laptop for use by other Special Agents. During the annual inventory the laptop could not be accounted for. Unable to Determine Letter of Counseling
55 11/4/2003 Laptop transferred between multiple employees. However, all 3 employees are retired and supporting documents believe to be destroyed. Unable to Determine Clearance
56 11/1/2003 Could not locate during routine inventory-probably disposed of in 1998. Unable to Determine Clearance
57 10/23/2003 Could not locate during routine inventory-sent to Dallas warehouse for disposal-no paperwork found-laptop purchased in 1992 so only had scrap value. Unable to Determine Clearance
58 12/10/2003 Could not locate during routine inventory -probably lost during several exchanges between several Intelligence Division personnel. Unable to Determine Clearance
59 10/8/2003 Investigation indicates the laptop was most probably loaned to the Mexico SIU. Unable to determine responsibility. Unable to Determine Clearance
60 10/17/2003 Could not locate during inventory in 10/2003-last shown on inventory in July 2001. Unable to Determine Clearance
61 2/11/2004 Stolen from official government vehicle. Unable to Determine Clearance
62 11/21/2003 Could not locate during inventory in 12/2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2003 Could not locate during inventory in 12/2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2003 Could not locate during inventory in 12/2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/21/2003 Could not locate during inventory in 12/2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
63 10/31/2003 Stolen from secure hotel area, investigation indicates a hotel employee was involved. Office of Congressional and Public Affairs was using the DEA computer for a presentation. Unable to Determine Clearance
64 2/25/2004 Laptop left unattended at reception and was stolen. Unable to Determine Letter of Reprimand - Financial Liability - $699.77
65 10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
10/27/2003 Laptop discovered lost during inventory 9/15/03. Later discovered laptops were cannibalized for components by former contract employee. Unable to Determine Clearance
66 4/22/2004 During the annual inventory FY2003 the laptop computer was unaccounted for. During the investigation it was noted that the previous office in Pakistan was closed and the laptop was stored with other items in another location. Unable to Determine Clearance
67 3/31/2004 Could not locate during inventory in 2003 - Mexico City. Unable to Determine Clearance
68 10/12/2002 Could not locate on inventory in Aug. 2001. Unable to Determine Clearance
69 4/15/2004 Could not locate on inventory in Nov. 2003. Believed to have been sent to Mexico City for repairs and stolen from there. Unable to Determine Clearance
70 4/13/2004 Laptop stolen from locked hotel room while agent was on vacation in Florida. Unable to Determine Clearance
71 11/18/2003 In 2002 laptops transferred to LA Field Division for repair. Determined too costly to repair so both placed in surplus status. Could not locate in inventory in Oct. 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
11/18/2003 In 2002 laptops transferred to LA Field Division for repair. Determined too costly to repair so both placed in surplus status. Could not locate in inventory in Oct. 2003. Unable to Determine Clearance
72 6/4/2004 Agent thinks laptop was stolen from official government vehicle while agent lunched at local restaurant on 4/19/04. However, agent also utilized a full service car wash on 4/16/04. Agent didn't discover until 4/21/04. Unable to Determine Letter of Reprimand - Financial Liability - $1,990.58
73 6/3/2004 Laptop stolen from checked luggage on return trip from Botswana. Unable to Determine Clearance
74 6/18/2004 Laptop noted as missing during the annual inventory, investigation indicates the computer was returned to HQ but no documentation was found and computer could not be located. Unable to Determine Clearance
75 6/25/2004 The investigation shows that the exact date the laptop was missing is unknown. Used the DEA FORM 29 date. No sensitive or classified information on laptop. Did not contain sensitive or classified information Letter of Counseling
76 6/21/2004 Special Agent transferred from one duty station to another and apparently left laptop at previous duty station since it belonged to that group. Later contacted regarding location of laptop, it could not be found. Laptop was ultimately located. Unable to Determine Clearance
77 7/16/2004 Stolen from Dominican National Directorate, Command and Control Center a joint facility in Santo Domingo. Unable to Determine Clearance
78 9/9/2004 Stolen from official government vehicle parked at restaurant while Special Agent on TDY - NCIC 29503. Unable to Determine Suspension - 3 days
79 7/2/2004 Laptop used by Foreign Operations Group and not returned. Unknown Last DEA Agent to use laptop and no records to locate. Unable to Determine Clearance
80 10/6/2004 Special Agent left laptop in taxi cab trunk and it was stolen. Unable to Determine Letter of Counseling
81 10/26/2004 Stolen from hotel room. Unable to Determine Clearance
82 10/7/2004 Laptop reported missing but was found behind metal shelving unit in equipment storage area on 7/28/05. Unable to Determine Letter of Counseling
83 11/2/2004 Laptop discovered missing during inventory in Oct 2004. Laptop subsequently found. Unable to Determine Clearance
84 7/12/2004 Laptop stolen from official government vehicle Unable to Determine Suspension - 2 days - Financial Liability - $416.47
85 11/16/2004 Laptop discovered lost during inventory in Nov 2004. Unable to Determine Clearance
86 6/30/2005 Stolen from official vehicle Unable to Determine Clearance
87 6/30/2005 Laptop left in locked official government vehicle, vehicle broken into and laptop stolen, nothing in file indicated the classification of information on the laptop. Unable to Determine Letter of Reprimand
88 7/5/2005 Support staff member believes he left in official government vehicle but search came up with nothing. Unable to Determine Letter of Reprimand
89 8/20/2005 Could not locate during 2004 inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
90 11/16/2005 Laptop stolen from official government vehicle at 3:00 a.m. while agent was on duty but away from vehicle. Unable to Determine Letter of Counseling
91 12/15/2005 Laptop stolen from wire room cubicle Unable to Determine Clearance
92 7/5/2005 Laptop discovered missing during inventory. Laptop has been destroyed or surplused. Unable to Determine Clearance
7/5/2005 Laptop discovered missing during inventory. Laptop has been destroyed or surplused. Unable to Determine Clearance
93 10/10/2005 Laptops discovered missing during inventory in July 2005. Three laptops subsequently found. Laptops with DEA #s 317287; 317284; and 343308 were still missing as of 3/13/06 (date of last DEA-29). Unable to Determine Clearance
10/10/2005 Laptops discovered missing during inventory in July 2005. Three laptops subsequently found. Laptops with DEA #s 317287; 317284; and 343308 were still missing as of 3/13/06 (date of last DEA-29). Unable to Determine Clearance
10/10/2005 Laptops discovered missing during inventory in July 2005. Three laptops subsequently found. Laptops with DEA #s 317287; 317284; and 343308 were still missing as of 3/13/06 (date of last DEA-29). Unable to Determine Clearance
10/10/2005 Laptops discovered missing during inventory in July 2005. Three laptops subsequently found. Laptops with DEA #s 317287; 317284; and 343308 were still missing as of 3/13/06 (date of last DEA-29). Unable to Determine Clearance
10/10/2005 Laptops discovered missing during inventory in July 2005. Three laptops subsequently found. Laptops with DEA #s 317287; 317284; and 343308 were still missing as of 3/13/06 (date of last DEA-29). Unable to Determine Clearance
10/10/2005 Laptops discovered missing during inventory in July 2005. Three laptops subsequently found. Laptops with DEA #s 317287; 317284; and 343308 were still missing as of 3/13/06 (date of last DEA-29). Unable to Determine Clearance
94 3/9/2006 Special Agent inadvertently left bag outside vehicle when loading luggage after a flight. Unable to Determine Letter of Counseling
95 4/12/2006 Special Agent loaned laptop to Aruban Police Dept. without obtaining a receipt in 2002. Believe Aruban Police destroyed when updating T-III Room. Unable to Determine Letter of Counseling
96 4/21/2005 Special Agent lost laptop approx. Aug 04 but not reported. Found missing during inventories in November 2004 and April 2005. Agent told to look for it after 2004 inventory but the then supervisor retired and nothing was done until after 2005 inventory. Agent failed to file DEA-29. Unable to Determine Letter of Reprimand - Financial Liability - $340.36
97 8/5/2005 Laptop was used by an intelligence analyst, he turned it in when he transferred, when the unit got a new property custodian and she conducted the inventory the laptop was noted as unaccounted for. Unable to Determine Clearance
98 7/14/2006 Laptop discovered missing during inventory in June 2005. Unable to Determine Clearance
99 8/17/2006 TFO signed out laptop on March 14, 2005 but has not idea where it is now. Unable to Determine Clearance
100 8/7/2006 Laptop was 15 years old and no present Paris CO employees were ever assigned it. Unable to Determine Clearance
101 7/14/2006 Loaned to Aruban Police in 2002. Aruban Police think they were returned in 2005. Unable to Determine Clearance
7/14/2006 Loaned to Aruban Police in 2002. Aruban Police think they were returned in 2005. Unable to Determine Clearance
102 7/20/2006 May 2004 was the last time the Special Agent recalls having the laptop. It was determined to be old and outdated and obsolete left at previous field office. Unable to Determine Clearance
103 8/4/2006 Laptop discovered missing during inventory in

July 2006.

Unable to Determine Clearance
104 9/1/2006 Laptop discovered missing during inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
105 7/24/2006 Laptop discovered missing during inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
7/24/2006 Laptop discovered missing during inventory. Unable to Determine Clearance
106 11/27/2006 Laptop stolen from privately owned vehicle while on leave in Phoenix. Unable to Determine Letter of Reprimand - Financial Liability - $1,800.63
107 11/29/2006 Discovered thru routine inventory in Nov. 06. Unable to Determine Clearance
108 12/1/2006 Agent stated surplused in May or June 2005. Said DEA-29 was done but paperwork not found. Unable to Determine Clearance
109 2/6/2007 Inventory July 2005 shows laptop unaccounted for. DEA FORM 29 filed in February 2007. Special Agent to whom laptop assigned states it was returned to (IT) for repair long ago. Unable to Determine Letter of Counseling
110 11/14/2006 Laptop computer apparently transferred to multiple locations and an employee who was fired for other issues was involved with this laptop. Result laptop can't be located. Unable to Determine Clearance
Source: OIG analysis of the DEA Board of Professional Conduct case files



Footnotes
  1. As previously reported, DEA did not begin encrypting laptops until November 2006. Therefore, it is unlikely that any laptop lost before this date was encrypted.



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