Investigators from the Treasury's Office of the Inspector General found that some of the regulator's employees surfed erotic websites, hired prostitutes and accepted gifts from bank execs, The Hill's Bob Cusack first reported. [via @BCAppelbaum]
We've combed through the instances of misconduct -- which date back to 2009 -- at the Treasury and there's some pretty wild stuff in the documents compiled by governmentattic.org.
If you search for the word "sex" there are 22 results and prostitutes and alcohol have seven and six results, respectively.
Of course, the Treasury is a large bureau this is just a small slice of the folks who work there.
"Many organizations have people who do dumb things," Eric Thorson, the inspector general at Treasury told The Hill.
What's more is many of the allegations ended up being unsubstantiated, the documents show. Read more...