Want to get paid for doing nothing?--Get a job at the US Patent Office
Attendance fraud at patent office cheated taxpayers out of millions, watchdog findsWhy isn't the DOJ filing criminal charges against this kind fo theft? Does the Obama administration just not care? If it were a taxpayer who was cheating the government, wouldn't the IRS be going after the money? Why not deduct the overpayment over time from their paychecks?
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was billed at least $18.3 million for almost 300,000 hours that employees never worked, according to an independent probe. The findings are not expected to result in repercussions for any no-show employees.