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VA audit turns into criminal investigation
The VA scandal has now officially become a criminal investigation.
The acting Inspector General for the VA says that the Department of Justice has been called in to decide if supervisors at the VA deserve to be criminally prosecuted.
A bipartisan group of 21 senators is asking the Attorney General to urge the FBI to join the investigation as well.
The VA audit released yesterday revealed more than 100,000 veterans waited months to see a doctor, or never saw one at all. And some workers admitted they were pressured to falsify records
The VA says it is calling vets one by one to get them off waiting lists and into doctor's offices, a total of 50,000 contacted so far.