Feds pay headhunter firm $43M fee for 15 Border Patrol recruits

In what Washington watchdog Judicial Watch calls a “fleecing of American taxpayers,” a contract to recruit Border Patrol officers has been uncovered that includes payments so far of some $43 million.

For that, the contractor has “managed to enlist 15.”

“No joke,” Judicial Watch said Thursday, citing a report from the govexec.com website.

“A year ago, the Trump administration contracted with the Arlington, Virginia-based firm Accenture Federal Service to recruit 7,500 new agents to help fortify the famously porous border,” Judicial Watch said. “A year later, and millions of dollars later – the company has fallen shamelessly short of fulfilling the terms of [READ MORE HERE]

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