11/18/13 09:40 AM
For two decades, the U.S. military has been unable to submit to an audit, flouting federal law and concealing waste and fraud totaling billions of dollars.
By Associated Press | 11/15/13 10:51 AM
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 44-year-old New Orleans man has been sentenced in Baton Rouge to 15 months in federal prison for his role in frauds alleged to have cost Medicare more than $2.5 million. The man, former physician Anthony Stephen Jase, conceded he owes taxpayers $360,293 for his...
By Associated Press | 11/15/13 09:24 AM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Georgia man who pleaded guilty for his role in an $18 million kickback scheme that targeted the U.S. Navy is due to be sentenced in federal court in Rhode Island.
By Kelly Cohen | 11/14/13 06:34 PM
Internal management problems in the General Services Administration's Washington, D.C., regional office have caused repeated procurement failures, the agency's inspector general has found. The Nov. 7 audit found little progress has been made in fixing issues identified by the IG between fiscal...
By Luke Rosiak | 11/14/13 04:42 PM
House Oversight Committee officials led by Darrell Issa, R-Calif., have launched an investigation into multiple allegations of wrongdoing at the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
By Mark Flatten | 11/14/13 01:31 PM
A stint at a military prep school would no longer qualify people for a federal bidding preference reserved for disabled veterans under a bipartisan bill now before Congress. Reps. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., teamed up on a measure to require actual military service to...
11/14/13 10:07 AM
Amtrak, the U.S. taxpayer-supported passenger railroad, is losing tens of millions of dollars a year on food and beverage service even after years of cost cutting, its inspector general said.
By Michal Conger | 11/13/13 06:17 PM
An Afghan contractor with ties to insurgent groups -- one the Army should have cut ties with last year -- was given access to a U.S. facility, according to the special inspector general for Afghan reconstruction. The Zurmat Group is one of 43 contractors in Afghanistan the Army has refused to...
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 05:21 PM
U.S. Transportation Security Administration efforts costing $200 million a year to spot potential terrorists by observing behavior are ineffective and lawmakers should limit funding, the Government Accountability Office said. TSA’s techniques couldn’t be validated in a review of 400...
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 10:10 AM
DENVER (AP) — An Army National Guardsman from Fountain pleaded guilty on Tuesday to stealing from the government for collecting recruiting bonuses he wasn't entitled to.
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