Federal agents raid offices of OSC head in probe of alleged evidence destruction Mike Rosen-Molina at 12:18 PM ET
[JURIST] Agents from the White House Office of Personnel Management and the FBI Tuesday searched the home and office of US Office of Special Counsel (OSC) [official website] head Scott J. Bloch [official profile] as part of an investigation into a 2005 complaint filed by current and former OSC employees. The complaint alleged that Bloch had intimidated or forcibly transferred employees who disagreed with his policies, including the halting of investigations into complaints by federal employees of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation [JURIST report]. Federal agents Tuesday were reportedly investigating claims that Bloch had destroyed evidence that might have supported the allegations. AP has more.
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