IBM lobbyists, possibly with the aid of Treasury Department officials, illegally altered an internal Treasury document during a debate on pension policy last fall, the Treasury's acting inspector general has concluded.
Dennis S. Schindel, the acting inspector general, told the House Financial Services oversight subcommittee Wednesday that his office's probe of the incident should be finished in two months. "We want to be sure that we have covered all aspects -- there are several aspects of this investigation involving IBM employees, lobbyist employees and Treasury employees," he added.
Schindel indicated that some participants in the case might face prosecution. "That issue is something we're still vetting with the U.S. attorney's office," he said.
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News source: The Washington Post