President Trump Picks CBP Adviser Jason Abend for DoD IG Post


Jason Abend, senior policy adviser at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, will be nominated by President Trump as inspector general at the Department of Defense.

Abend previously served as a special agent in the IG offices of the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the  Department of Housing and Urban Development, as well as held a similar role at U.S. Secret Service, the White House said Friday.

He led the investigation of mortgage- and public housing-related fraud cases during his time at HUD and worked at the FBI as intelligence research specialist.

The American University graduate also established and led the Public Safety Media Group — which offered  consulting, advertising and training services to the government sector.

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