Inspector General reports FBI employee suffered reprisals "as a result of his protected disclosures"
The Inspector General reported today that there are "reasonable grounds to believe that an FBI Technician suffered reprisal as a result of protected disclosures in violation of FBI Whistle-blower Regulations.
The matter was referred to the Office of Attorney Recruitment and Management (OARM). This office has authority to make corrective action on behalf of the unnamed whistle-blower. Also, the OARM can determine whether discipline of the FBI management is warranted.
No other details were given. A copy of the one-page report is linked here:
Michael Horowitz, pictured at the top, heads the Office of the Inspector General. Its job is to detect and deter waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct in the Department of Justice.
According to today's Los Angeles Times, the Justice Department is considering firing Andrew McCabe, former FBI Deputy Director.
Andrew McCabe, former Deputy Director of the FBI.