Nation: Biggest Scandal

New revelations at the GSA

His eyes are baggy from lack of sleep, and his speech has quickened and become more salty. Last week, after 100 hectic days as special counsel for the Government Services Administration, former Federal Prosecutor Vincent Alto declared that the web of GSA mismanagement, employee theft and kickbacks from private contractors he has begun to uncover could well turn out to be "the biggest money scandal in the history of the Federal Government."

Under Alto's prodding, the investigation of the GSA, which employs 35,000 and spends $5 billion annually as the renter, builder and purchasing agent for the Federal...

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