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Investigative Findings in Cases Involving Administrative Misconduct

This page contains links to summaries of our investigative findings in cases involving administrative misconduct that meet either of the following criteria: (1) cases involving as subjects members of the Senior Executive Service and employees at the GS-15 grade level or above, and Assistant U.S. Attorneys, in which the OIG found misconduct and no prosecution resulted; or (2) cases involving high profile investigations, or in which there may otherwise be significant public interest in the outcome of the investigation.

2017

August 14, 2017

Findings of Misconduct by a Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal for Having an Inappropriate Relationship With a Subordinate, Making False Statements to a Supervisor, and Submitting Misleading Statistics

July 13, 2017

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by a Bureau of Prisons Physician for Providing Medication to a Bureau of Prisons Nurse for Unauthorized Purposes

June 6, 2017

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning Improper Hiring Practices, Inappropriate Interactions with Subordinates and a Contractor, and False Statements by a Senior Executive with the Executive Office for Immigration Review

May 16, 2017

Investigative Summary: Finding of Misconduct by a Former United States Attorney for Having an Inappropriate Relationship With a Subordinate

March 15, 2017

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by a Former Acting U.S. Marshal for Sexual Harassment, Engaging in a Sexual Relationship With a Subordinate, and Attempting to Impede the OIG's Investigation

February 23, 2017

Investigative Summary: Findings of Retaliation by Several USMS Supervisors for Perceived Cooperation With an OIG Investigation, and Violation of Travel Regulations and Policy by the District’s U.S. Marshal

February 15, 2017

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by an FBI Senior Executive for Violating Federal Conflict of Interest Rules, Failure to Report Source of Spouse’s Income, and Related Misconduct

January 19, 2017

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by a Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace


2016

November 17, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Reasonable Grounds to Believe that an FBI Special Agent Suffered Reprisal as a Result of Protected Disclosures in Violation of FBI Whistleblower Regulations

October 12, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by an FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge for Operating a Government Vehicle and Carrying a Firearm While Intoxicated

September 28, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning Misuse of Government Vehicle, Position, and Subordinates’ Time by a U.S. Marshal; and Failing to Report Misconduct and Other Misconduct by a Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal

September 22, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by a DOJ Trial Attorney for Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Assaulting a Police Officer, and Lack of Candor

September 20, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by an AUSA for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

July 28, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by an AUSA for Failing to Declare Items and Pay Customs Duties Upon Reentry Into the U.S. From International Travel

July 7, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by an FBI Special Agent for the Unauthorized Disclosure of Court-Sealed, Sensitive Law Enforcement Information to the Media

June 28, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by a Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal for Driving a Government Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol While On Duty

June 15, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by an FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge for Misuse of Position, Soliciting and Accepting Gifts from Subordinates, and Unprofessional Behavior

June 7, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning Misconduct by a U.S. Attorney for Having an Inappropriate Relationship with a Subordinate, Attempting to Influence or Impede an OIG Investigation, and Other Misconduct

June 6, 2016

Investigative Summary: Finding of Reasonable Grounds to Believe that an FBI Supervisory Special Agent Suffered Reprisal as a Result of Protected Disclosures in Violation of FBI Whistleblower Regulations

April 4, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by an FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge For Submitting False Travel Vouchers, Lacking Candor, and Other Misconduct In Connection With His Relocation

March 24, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by an AUSA for Improperly Receiving, Viewing, Copying, and Sharing Personally Identifiable Information of Coworkers, and Lacking Candor with Supervisors

March 24, 2016

Investigative Summary: Conclusion of the OIG’s Examination of Conduct by FBI Personnel Associated with Former FBI Special Agent Matthew Lowry

February 10, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by an FBI Unit Chief, Including Acceptance of Gifts from Vendors, Giving Preferential Treatment, and Misuse of Position

February 4, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning a Lack of Candor to the OIG by a BOP Warden

January 21, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by a U.S. Marshal Concerning Misuse of Subordinates’ Time, Misuse of Position, Participation in Activities Outside His Employment, and Other Matters

January 7, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning the DEA’s Use of a TSA Airport Security Screener as a Paid Confidential Source

January 7, 2016

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning the DEA’s Use of Amtrak Employees as Paid Confidential Sources


2015

December 17, 2015

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning Misuse of a Government Travel Card by a U.S. Attorney

December 8, 2015

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning a DOJ Attorney Who Sent Harassing E-mails to Government Employees and Lacked Candor with the OIG

November 23, 2015

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning On-Duty Gambling and Related Misconduct by an ATF Special Agent in Charge While in a Prior Position

October 15, 2015

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning the Absence from Work Without Approved Leave of a DOJ Attorney

September 15, 2015

Investigative Summary: Findings of Mishandling of Sensitive Information, Misusing Government Resources and Position, and Engaging in Unauthorized Pro Bono Legal Work by an AUSA

September 15, 2015

Investigative Summary: Findings of Misconduct by a U.S. Marshal for Creating a Hostile Work Environment and Failing to Report an Employee’s Alleged Misconduct

August 19, 2015

Investigative Summary: Finding of Ethics Violation by a Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal for Failing to Report Financial Interests in Outside Business

August 6, 2015

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning Allegations of Misconduct by a DOJ Attorney Involving Misuse of Position

August 6, 2015

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning Allegations of Misconduct by a USMS Assistant Director Involving Misuse of Position and a Personal Relationship With a Subordinate

August 6, 2015

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning Allegations of Misconduct by an OIG Supervisory Employee Involving Conduct Prejudicial to the OIG and Sending Sensitive OIG Information Outside of the OIG

August 6, 2015

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning Allegations of Misconduct by an FBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Involving Sexual Harassment

June 4, 2015

Investigative Summary: Findings Concerning Allegations of Misconduct by a U.S. Marshal Involving Personal Relationships With Employees



Investigative Summaries Provided in Response to Requests from Members of Congress for Cases Prior to April 2015

Beginning in January 2010, in response to a standing request from certain members of Congress, the OIG semiannually provided to the requesting members summaries of closed cases involving as subjects members of the Senior Executive Service and employees at the GS-15 grade level or above, and Assistant U.S. Attorneys, in which the OIG found misconduct and no prosecution resulted. These summaries, linked below, covered the period from January 2009 through March 31, 2015.

NOTE: The summaries contain information about the status of action taken on the matters as a result of the OIG’s referral to the relevant DOJ component. The reported statuses were based on information available at the time of the initial report. They do not reflect the current status or, unless otherwise noted, the final disposition.

October 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015

April 1, 2014 – September 30, 2014

October 1, 2013 – March 31, 2014

April 1, 2013 – September 30, 2013

October 1, 2012 – March 31, 2013

April 1, 2012 – September 30, 2012

October 1, 2011 – March 31, 2012

April 1, 2011 – September 30, 2011

October 1, 2010 – March 31, 2011

May 1, 2010 – September 30, 2010

January 1, 2009 – April 30, 2010

Updated: August 2017