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ID:

389

Date:

2008-04-06

Headline:

Investigators review VA credit charges

Reporter's name:

Hope Yen

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

Government expenditures at stores like The Sharper Image and stays at expensive hotels struck auditors and veterans' advocates as potentially troublesome. The Associated Press used a FOIA request to obtain a list of 3.1 million purchases made by employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the 2007 budget year. Most charges were uncontroversial.

Keywords:

Veterans Affairs, credit card, expenditures, government employees

URL:

http://www.usatoday.com/news/topstories/2008-04-06-427308808_x.htm


Agencies:

GAO
VA

States:

DC

Categories:

veteran


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