(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

DHS digital identity tests come as Biden administration looks to tamp down on online fraud

Homeland Security officials this year will test the extent to which software can verify the authenticity of an ID based off just a smartphone photo and…

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FILE - A worker carries a large parcel at the United States Postal Service sorting and processing facility Nov. 18, 2021, in Boston. Congress would lift onerous budget requirements that have helped push the Postal Service deeply into debt and would require it to continue delivering mail six days per week under bipartisan legislation that approached House approval Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

USPS tightens online security after fraudsters steal employees’ paychecks

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HUD emphasizing need to do front-end fraud risk assessments for programs

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House Financial Services Committee member Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, during the committee's hearing hearing on overhauling the nation's financial rules.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

A $28 billion SBA pandemic relief program for restaurants looks to have served up some fraud and sloppy oversight

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FILE - An advertisement for Bitcoin cryptocurrency is displayed on a street in Hong Kong, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. Bitcoin prices have surged in recent days, Wednesday, March 2,  as investors once again appear to view the volatile cryptocurrency as safe haven for their money in the midst of rising geopolitical tensions. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

How an interagency team took down terror networks exploiting the pandemic

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Vibin Roy

How telehealth became a proven commodity for Medicare recipients

Some 28 million people on Medicare used telehealth in the first year of the pandemic, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Rae Oliver Davis, inspector general at the Department of Housing and Urban Development

Housing and Urban Development IG lays out its new 4-year strategy

To ride herd on a federal department, you need a plan. In the case of HUD’s Office of Inspector General, a five-year strategic plan.

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