Initial report on U.S. Patent and Trademark Office investigation of telework fraud allegations
In response to a referral from the agency's inspector general, a patent officials produced an internal report last year revealing that time and attendance fraud among patent examiners was a problem the patent office often overlooked. The investigation found few controls in place to stop it. Read the related story.
GRAPHIC: Lisa Rein and Matt DeLong - The Washington Post. Published Aug. 10, 2014.