Skip to comments.U.S. Marshals Wasted $793,000 on Swag
Posted on 11/06/2013 8:33:53 AM PST by ColdOne
Furthermore, IODs spending on promotional items increased by 975 percent during the 6-year period examined by the OIG and vastly outpaced the growth of the USMSs appropriation during the same period, the IG said.
As an illustration of some of the IODs spending we found that in six years the IOD branches spent $155,081 on USMS challenge coins, $11,338 on neckties and silk scarves bearing the USMS seal, $13,605 on USMS-themed Christmas ornaments, $16,084 on USMS-themed blankets and throws, and $36,596 on USMS lapel pins.
Other spending included $8,789.60 on cufflinks, $6,266.04 on teddy bears, and $21,543.86 on key chains.
Lamb wool blankets costing $149 each, and $125 crystal statues
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It’s just end of the year spending. They have to spend their entire allocation to avoid a reduction in next year’s budget.
It’s the federal government, they always have to justify a bigger budget the next year
Crystal statues are great for luring in fugitive felons, as are teddy bears. It’s all part of their master plan.
This year swag, next year truncheons.
There are cops retire at 50 years old with $80,000++ per year, and don’t forget their gold plated tax paid health benefits for him and her.
Nah... they’re used for target practice.
There is major leadership issues throughout our entire government. There is no accountability anywhere. No body can get fired unless you leak information detrimental to the president’s image.
The children are running amok.
Obama couldn’t lead a starving puppy to food.
Keeping officers safe via crystal statues and cufflinks.
Diamond studded handcuffs!
Ahh yes. My shwartz is as big yours. Did they buy any Shwartzes?
Gold inlaid badges!
Extra large lizard skin wallets
They also run their own private airline of executive jets to rush about their doings. Falcon 50’s, Lear-Jets, Hawkers, Citation II, III, and even King Air turbo props. All the pilots and crew as well. The fuel bills alone have to be in the tens of millions.