Months after whistleblowers accused the State Department of covering up employee sex scandals, most of the cases have been ignored or swept under the rug, critics charge.
Records show that staffers were given cushy jobs or allowed to retire, and watchdogs say the feds have hardly bothered to investigate since the shenanigans came to light this past summer.
“The first few days after the revelation, there was a whole lot of barking going on,” said Damon Mathias, a lawyer for Aurelia Fedenisn, a former investigator with the department’s inspector general who leaked an internal memo citing probes that were derailed by senior officials under then-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
“Nobody’s barking anymore. As a concerned citizen, what the hell is going on here?”
The bombshell memo detailed accusations that former Ambassador to Belgium Howard Gutman and members of Clinton’s security detail hired prostitutes, but were given little more than wrist-slaps.
The Post also revealed allegations that former Naples Consul General Donald Moore romped with call girls and had torrid affairs with Italian employees.
But the alleged dalliances seem to have not hurt Moore’s career.
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