Lauren Hall of Consumer Action profiles common frauds, including deceptive health claims about some celebrity-endorsed products.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the CFO Council and Bureau of the Fiscal Service creates a new playbook with information to help agencies reduce the risk of fraud.
The IRS fights to stay at least one step ahead of the fraudsters that use stolen taxpayer credentials to file tax returns. But the frequency of data breaches gives adversaries more ammunition.
Mark Pappaioanou of the U.S. Postal Service said data analytics can help the agency’s inspector general identify patterns of bad acts and make recommendations for the future.
Linda Miller, the fraud risk management practice lead for Grant Thornton, said agencies continue to struggle to identify how big of a problem fraud is for their programs, partly because program managers don’t think it’s their responsibility.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Raphael Sanchez, former chief counsel for Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s Office of Principal Legal Advisor used the identities of undocumented immigrants to open fraudulent lines of credit.
GSA is reducing the three-month old requirement for vendors to send by mail notarized letters to update current registrations or apply for a new one.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the president of the Nation Border Patrol Council tells the LA Times deploying the National Guard to the U.S. southern border has been a waste of time this go around.
The General Services Administration’s System for Award Management still is recovering from a second fraud incident in the last three years.
Promoters of AI — the concept of which dates back 50 years — said it can reduce headcount, cut waste and fraud while digitizing customer service.