McClain's spouse, former Air Force intelligence officer Summer Worden, filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission that McClain had committed an identity theft, even though he saw no sign that funds had been moved or spent.
Worden's parents then filed another complaint with the NASA Office of Inspector General alleging that McClain had mistakenly accessed Worden's private financial data and carried out a "highly calculated and manipulative campaign" for custody to gain for Worden's son.
McClain's lawyer Rusty Hardin told the Times that "she denies emphatically that she did something wrong" and "totally cooperates."
He added that McClain oversaw the account to ensure the well-being of Worden's son, whom they reared. NASA investigators investigators have contacted both women to discuss the allegations, the Times reported.
The newspaper said the FTC did not respond to the allegation of identity theft, and investigators, including a specialist in criminal matters, Michael Mataya, assessed the complaint to the Inspector General.
"I was pretty shocked that she would go that far, I knew it was not okay," Worden told the Times.
The Inspector General conducted an affidavit with McClain last week, claiming she was only continuing the behavior that had been granted to manage the family's finances
The couple had married in 201
NASA officials told the Times that they did not know of any crimes Megan Sumner, spokeswoman for NASA, told the Times that the allegations McClain was exposed to had no effect on the decision to end the spacewalk altogether 9013 ]