Nation: Stalled Investigation

What ever happened to the GSA indictments?

Special Counsel Vincent Alto predicted last June that his investigation of fraud, theft and mismanagement in the General Services Administration would result in scores of indictments in about eight weeks. But eight weeks passed, and the score was still zero. At the end of August, GSA investigators said that a packet of indictments would be handed down within a fortnight. A fortnight passed, but there still were no indictments. Last week Deputy Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti indicated to a Senate subcommittee on federal spending practices that the GSA probe had been...

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