The OIG said in May 2020, a private company offered the engineer a job. The company was under the assumption that the engineer no longer worked for DPW when they began working remotely for the company on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The engineer applied for an internal transfer in the private company in 2021, which triggered an employment review. It was then that the company discovered that the engineer never stopped working for DPW.

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