Linda Miller

Pandemic Aid Great Grift Small Business Fraud

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

A Labor Department report underscores how pandemic-era programs that didn’t verify the eligibility of applicants were exploited by fraudsters.

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More federal spending should come with investment in data-driven tools to fight fraud

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SSA built a system to help combat identity fraud. Backers say it’s ‘at risk of collapse’

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

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)FILE - This May 8, 2008, file photo shows blank checks on an idle press at the Philadelphia Regional Financial Center, which disburses payments on behalf of federal agencies in Philadelphia. Officials at the Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service said Friday, March 12, 2021 that processing the new round of stimulus payments has already begun, with the aim of having the first payments start showing up in bank accounts this weekend. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Pandemic oversight board to preserve data analytics tools beyond its sunset date

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Fraud is not a four-letter word, a new playbook is striving to prove that

The CFO Council and the Treasury Department’s Bureau of Fiscal Service give agencies a guide to address an area of improper payments that has long been…

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To fight fraud, understand your risks, analyze your data

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…

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