Love, Hate, Fraud: The U.S. Foreign Service

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9781891929830: Love, Hate, Fraud: The U.S. Foreign Service

LOVE, HATE, FRAUD is an account of happenings covering over 20 years of Foreign Service while employed by the Department of State, Agency for International Development. It pictures use of your U.S. dollars in action overseas and at home. It deals with integrity and use of those funds by the U.S. Foreign Services officers, and also oversight of same by the U.S. Congress, General Accounting Office and the Department of Justice. Wars overseas and local internal trauma is described in several overseas countries that our U.S. Military gets involved in helping us in our investigative work. Friends in Virginia and overseas also played an important role helping the inspectors safe guard the Foreign Aid Funds.

LOVE, HATE, FRAUD could assist high school and college students and possibly early retirees considering a career in foreign service work. One advantage is that Uncle Sam pays the cost of official travel while the employee is required to cover only the cost of side sightseeing trips.

Enjoy the book and good luck to those who decide a career in Foreign Service is for them. Would the author do it again? You bet.

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About the Author:

Donald A. Olson born in Detroit, Michigan and served in the U.S. Army in the South Pacific during WW II. He was part of the 633rd Tank Destroyer Battalion's role in re-taking Leyte Island, Philippines in 1945. He married Mary Jane Bennett in Washington D.C. while pursuing his de-gree in Business Administration with a minor in Economic and Commercial Law. Don was an accountant employed by a Certified Public Accounting firm in Detroit; a Revenue Agent, US Treasury Department also in Detroit, a senior accountant with a private industry manufactur- ing company; a licensed state of Michigan residential builder/owner of his company; joined the U.S. Foreign Service in June, 1958. His wife and minor son accompanied him beginning with his first overseas assignment in Laos. He retired from foreign service in August, 1978. In November,1978, moved to Florida and became a licensed real estate agent there. He more recently did contract work for the FBI in their BICS Program. His wife passed away in February, 2002 after 55 years of a beautiful marriage.

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