Post Tagged with: "Fraud"
US military officers accused one of the highest-ranking US commanders in Afghanistan of trying to cover up a scandal at a US-funded hospital in Kabul to limit bad news in an election year. The problems date back to 2010, when US officers expressed concerns about the possible embezzlement of funds from the Afghan-run Dawood National [...]
Air Force officials laid the groundwork to further their fight against procurement fraud and contractor misconduct with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding here Dec. 9. The memorandum between the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Air Force Contracting and Air Force General Council for Contractor Responsibilities is designed to recapture acquisition excellence, strengthen [...]
In a report prepared for Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Department of Defense disclosed that it paid $285 billion over a three-year span to hundreds of military contractors that defrauded the Pentagon during the same period. “With the country running a $14 trillion national debt, my goal is to provide as much transparency as possible about [...]
Billions of American dollars are paid to contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan, both large and small. Everything from ammunition to nasal spray is purchased on contract, and then shipped by another contracted organization to an Army post, camp or station somewhere in the world. Within this labyrinth of logistics and paper drills, opportunity to defraud [...]