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2 VA Execs Finally Demoted for Scam, Lawmaker Says Charges Needed

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By Greg Richter   |   Sunday, 10 Jan 2016 10:58 PM

Two Veterans Affairs officials who had underlings pushed aside so they could take their jobs at their old pay with fewer responsibilities finally received demotions on Friday, Fox News reports, http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2016/01/08/va-execs-finally-demoted-for-scamming-system-but-lawmaker-wants-charges-brought.html but one lawmaker still wondered why criminal charged weren't filed against them.

The VA said Friday that "final action" to "demote" Diana Rubens of Philadelphia and Kimberly Graves of St. Paul from regional office directors to assistant director jobs in other cities.

"These actions were originally initiated in October 2015 but had to be redone to correct an administrative error," a VA statement said.

Federal prosecutors said on December 24 that no charges would be filed against the pair, but has not responded to a message from Florida Rep. Jeff Miller about why they will not be charged.

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