CoA Calls on IG to Investigate Use of Government Owned Vehicles at EXIM Bank

Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute), a nonpartisan government watchdog organization, sent a letter today to the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Export–Import Bank of the United States (EXIM Bank), requesting the EXIM Bank’s Inspector General investigate the use of government owned vehicles by EXIM Bank staff based […]

CoA Institute Investigates Employee Telework Fraud at U.S. Patent Office

Washington D.C. – Cause of Action Institute (CoA Institute) today sent a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request seeking records from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) after details emerged about extensive attendance and telework abuse by agency employees. The FOIA request seeks records to clarify whether disciplinary action […]

Cause of Action: “Court Must Hold Chicago Transit Accountable for Fraud”

Chicago Transit Authority engaged in a potentially years-long fraud, fleecing the American taxpayer.

Related Documents: Fraud at the Chicago Transit Authority

United States District Court for the North District of Illinois Eastern Division Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss (May 22, 2014) Exhibit 1 Defendant CTA’s Motion to Dismiss (March 13, 2014) Defendant CTA’s Memorandum of Law ISO Motion to Dismiss Complaint for Damages, Injunctive Relief, and […]

Lack of IRS Oversight Lead to Fraud, Money Laundering, and Abuse by Tax-Exempt Groups

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                 CONTACT:       June 17, 2013                                                                                    […]

REPORT: Conprofit: How the IRS’s Failed Oversight Allows Nonprofit Money Laundering

I. Executive Summary “We will continue to work tirelessly with our partners from SIPC, the FBI, and the IRS, to track down any and all proceeds of Madoff’s Ponzi scheme and return them to their rightful owners. . .The investigation of prodigious fraud, like that of Madoff, remains one of […]

REPORT: CPPW: Putting Politics to Work

Final CPPW Report CPPW Final Exhibits PDF   I.                  Executive Summary   Since 2009, Congress has appropriated $373 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) program.  The goal of CPPW is to educate the public about obesity prevention and […]