Whistleblower exposes $32M in unaccounted gear at California naval base. Exposing Misconduct.

Whistleblower exposes $32M in unaccounted gear at California naval base

May 8, 2018

Federal investigators announced Monday they had sent a letter President Donald Trump and Congress notifying them of “mismanagement” at a unit of a California naval base.

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel’s letter and an accompanying 2017 report by Navy investigators were prompted by complaints from a whistleblower who previously worked at theNaval Base Ventura County Port Hueneme.

The Navy ultimately determined that more than $32 million worth of equipment could not be accounted for because warehouse employees had failed to keep proper inventory records, Monday’s announcement stated. In addition, some classified materials in the warehouses had been stored improperly.

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