Report: Education Dept. Official Received Secret Bonuses Despite Losing Billions to Fraud, Corruption
A senior Education Department official who abruptly resigned last month after a dispute with Secretary Betsy DeVos received hundreds of thousands of dollars in off-the-books bonuses over a seven-year period, according to a new report.
James Runcie, an Obama administration appointee who served as chief operating officer of the Federal Student Aid office, received secret, five-figure bonuses each year while his office gave out billions in improper payments, Judicial Watch reported, citing sources inside the Education Department.
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A senior Education Department official reportedly received hundreds of thousands of dollars in off-the-books bonuses over a seven-year period.