The employee who planned an expensive Las Vegas training conference for the General Services Administration in 2012 was sentenced to home confinement and fines. Jeff Neely planned the conference, spending $822,000 for 300 people. Soon after the conference, photos surfaced of Neely in a hotel hot tub and an investigation was initiated. Prior to the conference, Neely had also submitted fraudulent travel vouchers.
Seven GSA executives have already lost their jobs as a result of the investigation. Robert C. Erickson, General Services Administration Acting Inspector General said, “this concludes our case about a GSA executive abusing his position and wasting taxpayer dollars.”
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