Report: 18 NJ Homeland Security workers double-dipping

Eighteen people at the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security are drawing both a salary and a pension at the same time, according to a

EDISON - Eighteen people at the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security are drawing both a salary and a pension at the same time, according to a new report by a government watchdog group. According to New Jersey Watchdog, double-dippers in the department have already cost taxpayers $9 million.

The report says that the biggest double-dipper is Deputy Director Drew Lieb, who earns a salary of $130,000 in addition to a $96,000 state police pension.

The group says that Acting Deputy Director Dennis Quinn makes $115,000 a year, plus a pension of $81,000.

Assistant Deputy Director Anne Kreigner brings home $108,000 in salary and $78,000 in retirement pay, the report indicates. This type of double-dipping is legal, but some have called on New Jersey lawmakers to stop the practice.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

One of the tickets was sold at the 1 Winning lottery tickets sold in New Jersey
Collection agencies working for the IRS may call 2 Consumer Alert: IRS collections
A new United Way ALICE report has found 3 Report: 37% of NJ households can’t afford basic needs
Hundreds gathered at a rally in Newark Sunday 4 Hundreds rally to save Affordable Care Act
After 146 years, the curtain is coming down 5 Ringling Bros. and Barnum Bailey Circus to close after 146-year run

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE