Former Housing and Urban Development Assistant Inspector General Indicted for Concealing Procurement Fraud Scheme

Former Housing and Urban Development Assistant Inspector General Indicted for Concealing Procurement Fraud Scheme

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Eghbal “Eddie” Saffarinia, a former Assistant Inspector General for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General, was charged in a seven-count indictment, returned on June 26, 2019, with engaging in a scheme to conceal material facts, making false statements, and falsification of records.


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