More IT pratfalls at the FBI

Summary:Enough said: Anne Broache reports that the FBI squandered $10.1 million on questionable contractor costs, including $50,000 in custom-made ink pens and highlighters.

Enough said:

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Anne Broache reports that the FBI squandered $10.1 million on questionable contractor costs, including $50,000 in custom-made ink pens and highlighters. In addition, the FBI lost $7.6 million worth of equipment while upgrading its computer systems, according to a Government Accountability Office issued on Monday. About 1,200 pieces of equipment are missing, although the FBI said that they accounted for more than 1,000 of the items. The modernized case management system has been in the works for years, and will cost another $425 million over the next six years. 

Topics: Government : US

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