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  • Inspector General releases findings of misconduct

    ďThe OIG investigation substantiated that the SSA violated federal law or regulation in making false representations related to two mortgage loans and filing false annual financial disclosure forms by not reporting income received from the contractor. The OIG investigation also substantiated that the SSA violated federal law or regulations, and the FBI ethics policies, by working for a contractor that was currently under contract with the FBI, accepting gifts from an applicant for the FBI employment and assisting the applicant in the selection process, misusing the SSAís government vehicle by allowing family members to ride in the vehicle, and exchanging...
  • OIG Finds FBI Contractor Corruption With Two Current Senior FBI OfficialsÖ

    01/29/2019 8:40:42 PM PST · by bitt · 42 replies
    This is really interesting. Unfortunately, we donít get the names. Findings of Misconduct by Two Current Senior FBI Officials and One Retired FBI Official While Providing Oversight on an FBI Contract . Key phrases: ďtwo current senior FBI officialsĒ, ďone formerĒ, relating to an ďFBI ContractorĒ. Could this be an FBI contractor like Fusion-GPS or Crowdstrike? I wish we could know more.
  • DOJ Destroyed Missing Strzok/Page Text Messages Before The IG Could Review Them

    12/13/2018 9:10:43 PM PST · by bitt · 136 replies
    federalist ^ | 12/13/2018 | Bre Payton
    The Department of Justice wiped text messages between former FBI employees Lisa Page and Peter Strozk from their cell phones before the Office of the Inspector General could review them, a new report from the DOJ watchdog reveals. Page and Strozkís involvement with special counsel Robert Muellerís investigation has been heavily scrutinized after it was revealed they had sent numerous anti-Trump text messages back and forth to one another. Mueller has been tasked with looking into whether or not Donald Trump and his campaign associates coordinated with Russian officials to steal the 2016 election away from Hillary Clinton. The 11-page...
  • The DOJ Inspector General Found 19,000 'Lost' Strzok and Page Texts

    12/13/2018 9:51:34 AM PST · by rktman · 87 replies ^ | 12/13/2018 | Katie Pavlich
    "In view of the content of many of the text messages between Strzok and Page, the OIG also asked the Special Counsel's Office to provide the OIG the DOJ issues iPhones that had been assigned to Strzok and Page during their respective assignments to the SCO." After a number of steps by the OIG, "was the recovery of thousands of text messages within the period of the missing text messages, December 15, 2016 through May 17, 2017, as well as hundreds of other text messages outside the gap period that had not been produced by the FBI due to technical...
  • Report of Investigation: Recovery of Text Messages From Certain FBI Mobile Devices

    12/13/2018 8:33:28 AM PST · by bigbob · 5 replies
    Department of Justice OIG ^ | 12-12-18 | Department of Justice OIG
    Report of Investigation: Recovery of Text Messages From Certain FBI Mobile Devices
  • John Huber's FBI-Justice Department probe shrouded in mystery

    10/25/2018 4:50:19 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 57 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 25, 2018 | Jeff Mordock
    Roughly one year after U.S. Attorney John Huber was appointed to investigate whether accusations that the FBI and Justice Department abused their powers during the 2016 election season merit prosecution, his work remains shrouded in mystery. Likely witnesses tell The Washington Times that they havenít heard from him, though they are eager to tell what they know. Nor has Mr. Huber kept congressional overseers in the loop on his activities. ďI would just like to know what heís doing,Ē Rep. Jim Jordan, Ohio Republican, told The Times. ďIíll take anything. All I know is that we havenít heard a single...
  • Findings of Misconduct by an FBI Official for Accepting Gifts From Members of the Media

    10/16/2018 8:08:28 AM PDT · by bigbob · 13 replies
    Department of Justice OIG ^ | 10-16-18 | Department of Justice OIG
    Truncation: " and for Lack of Candor" The Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) initiated this investigation upon the receipt of certain text messages from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) d uring the course of the OIGís Review of Allegations Regarding Various Actions by the Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Advance of the 2016 Election The text messages indicated that a senior FBI official accepted two tickets to a professional sports game as a gift from a television news correspondent who regularly covered the FBI and DOJ, in violation of federal...
  • Justice Department OIG Report on Clinton Email Probe

    06/28/2018 7:44:36 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 65 replies
    C-SPAN 3 ^ | 28 June | Staff
    FBI Director Wray & Deputy Attorney General Rosentein hearing before House Judiciay Committee
  • CRIME: Obama DOJ Official Lied To IG About Tipping Off Podesta

    06/20/2018 6:53:08 AM PDT · by blueyon · 10 replies ^ | 6/19/18 | Patrick Howley
    A top official at Barack Obamaís Department of Justice lied to the inspector general Michael Horowitz about his role in tipping off Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta regarding details of the Clinton criminal investigations. Peter Kadzik lied to the inspector general, which WikiLeaks points out is a criminal offense.
  • Trump Surprise Visit on Fox About OIG/FBI Report that Shows Corruption at the Top

    06/16/2018 1:08:38 PM PDT · by davikkm · 15 replies
    IWB ^ | Thinker
    Four Things You Need To Know About the OIG FBI ReportÖ 1. Comey Was Insubordinate 2. FBI Agent Was Willing to Influence Election 3. Five FBI Employees Referred For Investigation 4. FBI Leaks and Gifts From Media We break down some of the most important details from the report in this Reality Check. Trump calling for ďTRUTHĒ & ďINTEGRITYĒ from ďALLĒ staff members or your ďOUT!Ē When is anyone going to understand, that Donald Trump won because ďDivineĒ intervention! Trump president, in a surprise appearance on ĎFox & Friendsí on the White House lawn, reacts to the IG reportís accusations...

    06/15/2018 10:50:09 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 44 replies
    ¬†FOR IMMEDIATE¬†RELEASE¬†June¬†14,¬†2018¬†¬†DOJ¬†OIG¬†RELEASES¬†REPORT¬†ON¬†VARIOUS¬†ACTIONS¬†BY¬†THE¬†FEDERAL¬†BUREAU¬†OF¬†INVESTIGATION¬†AND¬†DEPARTMENT¬†OF JUSTICE¬†IN¬†ADVANCE¬†OF¬†THE¬†2016¬†ELECTION¬†¬† Department¬†of¬†Justice¬†(DOJ)¬†Inspector General¬†Michael E. Horowitz announced¬†today¬†the¬†release¬†of a¬†report¬†examining¬†various actions by¬†the¬†Federal¬†Bureau¬†of Investigation¬†(FBI)¬†and¬†the DOJ¬†in¬†advance¬†of¬†the 2016¬†election¬†in¬†connection¬†with the¬†investigation¬†into¬†former¬†Secretary¬†of¬†State¬†Hillary¬†Clinton's use¬†of a¬†private¬†email¬†server¬†(referred¬†to¬†by¬†the¬†FBI and¬†DOJ¬†as¬†the¬†"Midyear"¬†investigation).¬†¬†The¬†DOJ Office¬†of the¬†Inspector¬†General's (OIG)¬†findings¬†are¬†summarized in¬†detail in¬†the¬†report's¬†Executive¬†Summary, which¬†is included below. ¬†The¬†scope¬†of¬†the¬†OIG's review¬†included:¬†¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†Allegations¬†that¬†DOJ¬†or FBI¬†policies¬†or procedures¬†were¬†not¬†followed in¬†connection¬†with,¬†or in¬† actions leading¬†up¬†to¬†or related¬†to, former¬†FBI¬†Director James¬†Comey's¬†public¬†announcement¬†on¬†July¬†5,¬†2016, and¬†his letters¬†to¬†Congress¬†on¬†October¬†28¬†and¬†November¬†6,¬†2016,¬†and¬†that¬†certain¬†underlying¬†investigative¬†decisions¬†were¬†based¬†on¬†improper¬†considerations¬†(Chapters¬†3-11);¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†Allegations¬†that¬†DOJ and¬†FBI employees¬†improperly¬†disclosed¬†non-public¬†information¬†(Chapter¬†12,¬†and¬†as¬†noted¬†in¬†our report,¬†the OIG will¬†separately¬†report¬†on¬†related¬†investigations as¬†they¬†are concluded, consistent¬†with the¬†Inspector General¬†Act,¬†other applicable¬†statutes,¬†and¬†OIG¬†policy);¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†Allegations¬†that former¬†FBI¬†Deputy¬†Director Andrew¬†McCabe¬†should¬†have¬†been¬†recused¬†from¬† participating¬†in¬†certain¬†investigative¬†matters¬†(Chapter¬†13);¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†Allegations¬†that former¬†Assistant¬†Attorney¬†General for¬†the¬†DOJ's¬†Office¬†of¬†Legislative¬†Affairs,¬† Peter¬†Kadzik, improperly¬†disclosed non-public¬†information¬†to¬†the Clinton¬†campaign¬†and/or¬†should¬†have¬†been¬†recused¬†from¬†participating¬†in¬†certain¬†Clinton-related¬†matters¬†(Chapter¬†14);¬†and¬† ‚Äʬ†¬†Allegations¬†that the¬†timing¬†of the¬†FBI's release¬†of certain¬†Freedom¬†of Information¬†Act (FOIA)¬† documents¬†on¬†October¬†30¬†and¬†November 1,¬†2016, and¬†the¬†use¬†of¬†a Twitter¬†account¬†to¬†publicize¬†the same,¬†were¬†influenced¬†by¬†improper¬†considerations¬†(Chapter¬†15).¬† ¬†During¬†the¬†course¬†of¬†the¬†review, the¬†OIG discovered¬†text¬†messages¬†and¬†instant¬†messages¬†between¬†some¬†FBI employees¬†on¬†the investigative¬†team,¬†conducted¬†using¬†FBI mobile¬†devices¬†and¬†computers, that¬†expressed statements¬†of¬†hostility¬†toward¬†then¬†candidate¬†Donald¬†Trump¬†and¬†statements¬†of support¬†for¬†Clinton. ¬†We¬†also¬†identified¬†messages¬†that¬†expressed¬†opinions that¬†were¬†critical¬†of¬†the¬†conduct¬†and¬†quality¬†of¬†the¬†investigation. ¬†We¬†included in¬†our review¬†an assessment¬†of these¬†messages¬†and¬†actions by¬†the FBI employees¬†(Chapter¬†12, and¬†as¬†noted in¬†our report,¬†the OIG¬†is preparing¬†a¬†separate¬†report¬†describing¬†the¬†OIG's efforts¬†to¬†recover¬†text¬†messages...
  • OIG Report - Recommendations

    06/14/2018 11:27:59 AM PDT · by DouglasKC · 65 replies
    OIG Report ^ | 6/14/18 | oig
    II. Recommendations For these reasons, and as more fully described in previous chapters, we recommend the following: 1. The Department and the FBI consider developing practice guidance that would assist investigators and prosecutors in identifying the general risks with and alternatives to permitting a witness to attend a voluntary interview of another witness, in particular when the witness is serving as counsel for the other witness. 2. The Department consider making explicit that, except in situations where the law requires or permits disclosure, an investigating agency cannot publicly announce its recommended charging decision prior to consulting with the Attorney General,...
  • OIG Release Discussion Thread

    06/14/2018 9:29:57 AM PDT · by Jack Black · 308 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | June 14, 2018 | Chris Strohm
    Drudge Headlines: WATCHDOG SLAPS COMEY...Broke From FBI Procedures in Clinton Probe...'NO POLITICAL BIAS'...FBI agent texted 'We'll stop' Trump from becoming president... Bloomberg is first out of the gate, but many more are coming soon. (Bloomberg can't be posted on FR, so you'll have to click through to it).
  • Please Call Gov Switchboard 202-224-3121 "RELEASE THE OIG REPORT NO REDACTIONS!"

    06/14/2018 9:21:16 AM PDT · by ransomnote · 29 replies ^ | 6/14/2018 | vanity
    The blogger at provided the following sample script for those new to calling their representatives' office. Hi, my name is __________, and Iím a constituent living in the Representative ________ís district. Iím calling today to demand the Representative tell the President that he needs to declassify all the info in the IG report that was just released today, immediately. We need the original, unedited, unredacted version. We absolutely need to know whatís in this report, and no one should be able to hide behind redactions! The following is a handy link that allows you to type in your...
  • Congress and POTUS Will Be Briefed on IG Report Noon Tomorrow, Public Release 3:00pmÖ

    06/13/2018 10:31:33 PM PDT · by bitt · 131 replies
    Following the traditional process for releasing high-profile reports the Department of Justice Ė Office of Inspector General (DOJ-OIG) report will be released tomorrow with a briefing to congress and the president happening around Noon, and a public release at 3:00pm. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will brief the President while senior officials from the DOJ will brief congress and their staff. The 500-page report will cover the DOJ and FBI conduct surrounding the Clinton classified email investigation, and was originally commissioned during the Obama administration to review whether the FBI and DOJ politicized the Clinton investigation and subsequent outcome.
  • IG Horowitz... ďReasonable GroundsĒ FBI Violated FEDERAL LAW in Bureauís Handling of Hillary...

    05/17/2018 10:55:26 AM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 394 replies ^ | May 17 2018 | Cristina Laila
    BREAKING NEWS. Inspector General Horowitz found ďreasonable groundsĒ for believing there has been a violation of federal criminal law in the FBIís handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. Horowitz has referred his findings of potential criminal misconduct to Huber for possible criminal prosecution, says investigative reporter, Paul Sperry. Buckle up because IG Horowitzís report is going to light DC up. Investigative reporter, Paul Sperry dropped this gem Thursday afternoon: Sperry tweeted: BREAKING: IG Horowitz has found ďreasonable groundsĒ for believing there has been a violation of federal criminal law in the FBI/DOJís handling of the Clinton investigation/s and has...
  • Inspector General Horowitz Submits Draft Report of Clinton Email Investigation For Principal Review

    05/16/2018 2:41:08 PM PDT · by detective · 62 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | May 16, 2018 | Sundance
    Inspector General Michael Horowitz has submitted the ďDraft ReportĒ of his OIG investigation to the principals involved. The IG investigation encompasses the FBI and DOJ conduct during the 2015/2016 Hillary Clinton investigation. The Draft Report encompasses the findings. The Draft Report review is the last review phase prior to the Final report being released. The Draft Report review allows the principals to provide input on the facts identified and outlined within the draft.
  • Refresh on How DOJ and FBI ďSmall GroupĒ Officials Intentionally Worked To Clear Hillary ClintonÖ

    05/06/2018 6:29:31 PM PDT · by bitt · 18 replies
    The Department of Justice Office of Inspector General review of DOJ and FBI conduct in the Clinton investigation has been ongoing for over 17 months. Thatís a long time for a single investigation, and with good reason. The scale of the misconduct is staggering. John Spiropoulos, a former TV news reporter at WJLA, the ABC affiliate in Washington, DC, has created a series of video reports as a reminder on the background on the crime, the coverup and the corruption. Hereís the series:
  • OIG: Findings of Misconduct by an FBI Special Agent

    04/30/2018 2:05:14 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 201 replies
    justice dot gov ^ | 4-30-18 | OIG
  • Q Anon: (4/14/18) FRiendly Freeper Collaboration

    04/14/2018 5:11:44 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 1,998 replies ^ | 4/14/2018 | FReepers, vanity
    This thread is a friendly collaborative place for FReepers to analyze information and share opinons. FReepers have a wide variety of reasons for investigating Q Anon content; this is not the appropriate place to criticize or badger those who choose to use some of their time in this manner. I plan to post one thread at a time and ping new drops posted to it. When I post each (new) thread, the prior thread is retired and all new posts occur on the newest thread. If you are new to Q Anon, the three links below provide overviews to...