Report: Few ills in Secret Service

Posted: December 21, 2013 at 2:46 a.m.

Investigators reviewing allegations of misbehavior by Secret Service agents tasked with safeguarding the president and other top administration officials found no evidence that “misconduct is widespread” or that the agency’s leadership “tolerates inappropriate behavior.” However, the investigation by the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general, launched after several agents were caught in 2012 with Colombian prostitutes, identified a handful of other cases in which Secret Service employees paid for sex, including one earlier this year.

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