In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Veterans Affairs and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have formed a new partnership to uncover potential waste, fraud and abuse among veteran health providers.
Lauren Hall of Consumer Action profiles common frauds, including deceptive health claims about some celebrity-endorsed products.
John Breyault of the National Consumers League talks about ways you can protect your phones and computers from fraudsters and hackers.
In today’s Federal Newscast, news that the USDA will not be paying as much to employees who chose not to move to Kansas City next month has sparked Congressional outrage.
Fraud against the elderly is a growing concern to several federal agencies. But anyone can get scammed, as Tom Temin recently found out.
In today’s Federal Newscast, several DC area members of Congress want to know if it’s realistic for federal employees to expect more money in their next paycheck on March 15.
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.