Investigation

Crapo staffer told FBI the senator gave permission for $250K campaign investment into get-rich-quick scheme

Newly released FBI documents say that U.S. Sen. Mike Crapo’s campaign told the FBI that the senator “was aware of and approved” the investment of a quarter-million dollars of his campaign donors’ funds into a risky get-rich-quick scheme “at the time of the transaction” in 2008, in which the money disappeared.

Ethics group seeks investigation of recently resigned federal railroad official

"An ethics group submitted a letter to the Department of Justice on Tuesday requesting that it launch an investigation of Heath Hall, the former deputy administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration who resigned over the weekend after allegations were raised about 'outside work' he took on while employed as a senior federal official."

Government Watchdog Calls on Justice Department to Investigate Former Trump Railroad Official Heath Hall

On February 13, 2018, CfA asked the Public Integrity Section of the Department of Justice to investigate whether Heath Hall, former Acting Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration, violated federal criminal law by willfully filing a public financial disclosure report in which he falsely claimed he would not be receiving outside income.

Campaign for Accountability Seeks Answers from CFPB About Predatory Lending Practices of Berkshire Hathaway Subsidiary Clayton Homes

Campaign for Accountability filed a Freedom of Information Act Request with the Consumer Financial Protection Board (CFPB) to follow up on a Seattle Times/ Center for Public Integrity investigation into predatory lending practices of Clayton Homes, one of the nation’s largest mobile home sellers.

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