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Joint review meetings are OMB’s latest tool to improve program performance

Deidre Harrison, the deputy controller, who is delegated the duties of the controller in OMB, said several cross-agency initiatives like the fraud symposium…

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Pandemic Aid Great Grift Small Business Fraud

‘Eye-watering kind of fraud’: Improper payments account for third of pandemic unemployment program’s funds

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With an increase in federal payouts comes an increase in improper payments

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FILE - This May 4, 2021, photo shows the Treasury Building in Washington. The U.S. budget deficit hit a record $2.06 trillion through the first eight months of this budget year as coronavirus relief programs drove spending to all-time highs. The shortfall this year is 9.7% higher than the $1.88 trillion deficit run up over the same period a year ago, the Treasury Department said Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in its monthly budget report. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, file)

Bureau of the Fiscal Service seeks to issue nearly all payments electronically by 2030

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Fake invoices cost complicit contractor $50M

A defense contractor that created fake invoices, pays the government $50 million. OPM has elevated is office of diversity and inclusion. And, if given…

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Biden’s DoD will huddle about how to replace CMO position

Moving quickly on directions from Congress, the Trump Administration dissolved what had been DoD’s third highest-ranking position during its last week…

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NSF develops predictive model to flag improper payments in grants

NSF’s Payments and Analytics Branch has created an open-source predictive model to flag potential improper payments, and is looking to share its work with other grant-giving agencies.

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