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Your Tax Dollars at Work: Paying for Strip Clubs and Casinos

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Military moneyby Dan Lamothe, The Washington Post

US troops and Defense Department employees improperly used their government charge cards to spend more than $1 million in casinos and strip clubs in one year, according to a new report released last week by the top Pentagon watchdog.

The Defense Department Inspector General found that in the 12 months ending June 30, 2014, $952,258 was improperly spent using government charge cards in casinos and $96,576 was spent in “adult entertainment establishments.” The numbers would have been even higher, the watchdog found, but some credit-card transactions were declined.

The charges examined included 4,437 made in casinos and 900 made in adult entertainment venues, the IG found.  The Army had the most adult-entertainment charges flagged by the watchdog, followed by the Air Force.

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