A Scandal Unfolds
- May 1, 2009
March 3, 2005 -- Complaint filed against Scott Bloch by an anonymous employee and three whistleblower protection groupsOct. 19, 2005 -- OPM IG investigates charges that Bloch improperly retaliated against employeesMay 23, 2007 - OSC determines that General Services Administration chief Lurita Doan violated Hatch ActJuly 13, 2007 -- Congress grills Bloch on his Hatch Act investigation and use of personal e-mail to discuss agency mattersOct 10, 2007 - Watchdogs say OSC should not receive funding until investigation of Bloch is concludedNov. 28, 2007 - Wall Street Journal reports Bloch hired service to wipe clean several OSC computers, including his ownMay 6, 2008 - FBI raids OSC offices and Bloch's home, seizing computers and filesAug. 29, 2008 - OSC spokesman and acting chief of staff fired by BlochOct. 23, 2008 - White House asks Bloch to resign. He does.