Dept. of Interior Whistleblower: Records Were Altered

Straight from the Horse's Heart

“A whistleblower complained that the bureau in Sacramento erased records within an Interior Department database and altered spreadsheets in an effort to hide mismanagement of collections under the agency’s control…” 

Thank you to whistleblower Patrick Williams: “They more or less wanted to sweep it under the rug,” Williams said in an interview. “They were telling me to change things they didn’t want to see in the record and not to record information that tribal members might want to see as part of a repatriation request.”

A Department of Interior agency is being investigated for breaking the law.  We need to wait to find out the results of the investigation, but it is of concern that databases and spreadsheets could be, and may have been, altered within the Department of Interior.  Sally Jewell, what assurances do American taxpayers have that this isn’t a widespread practice?  What steps can you take to make sure…

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