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Theft

NSA records allege dozens of cases of workers ripping agency off

NSA records allege dozens of cases of workers ripping agency off

A group of five National Security Agency contractors falsified their time sheets to claim they had worked almost 200 days that agency investigators concluded they in fact had not, according to the agency's inspector general.

The incident was one of more than 100 in which the NSA's internal watchdog found that civilian employees and contractors claimed falsely that they'd been at work — incidents that a spokesman said cost the surveillance outfit based at Fort Meade almost $3.5 million.

The NSA disclosed the cases in response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by the Baltimore Sun. The records cover five years ending in 2014, when The Sun request was originally...

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