Investigator in Secret Service prostitution scandal resigns after BSO incident

Prostitute tells deputies David Nieland paid her for sex, report claims


PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – An investigator who led the Department of Homeland Security's internal review of the Secret Service's 2012 prostitution scandal resigned earlier this year after he was implicated in his own incident involving a prostitute, according to a report in The New York Times.

David Nieland resigned in August after Broward Sheriff's Office deputies saw him entering and leaving a building they had under surveillance as part of a prostitution investigation, the report claims.

Deputies later interviewed a prostitute who identified Nieland in a photograph and said he paid her for sex.

A spokesman for Homeland Security confirmed that Nieland resigned.

Nieland has not been charged by federal or local authorities in connection with the incident.

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