Padded timesheets at Ogilvy, Federal prosecutors not pleased

Oh No, they're on to us!
AdAge reports that Ogilvy and Mather who worked on the White House anti-drug ad account undertook an"extensive effort to falsify timesheets" in a conspiracy to defraud the government, and that "hundreds of Ogilvy employees were instructed to lie" about the hours they billed.

"Creative people do not want to be troubled with timesheets." That's right folks. We don't understand numbers, we think 1+1=5! But at least we are good at what we do;

The quality of Ogilvy's work was not at issue, Ms. Berger conceded. "I expect you will hear the ONDCP was extremely impressed by the quality of work" Ogilvy did, she told the jury.
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I find it hard to believe that "hundreds" of O-M employees did ANYTHING in unison! Outside of the holiday parties, of course. They rock.