FBI Office Wasted $60,000 Buying Premium Fuel
Feds wasted $57,000 of taxpayer money buying premium gasoline instead of standard grade, according to a government audit released Wednesday.
The Miami Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) office overpaid for bulk fuel purchases in 2015 because it bought premium fuel instead of standard grade, and did not justify the additional expense, the Department of Justice Inspector General (IG) discovered in an audit.
The IG “found that the FBI Headquarters contracting official for FBI Miami was unaware of the type of fuel ordered,” the report says. The Miami office apparently knew they were buying premium grade fuel and gave the auditors “a number of possible benefits of using this premium grade fuel.” – READ MORE