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NCJ Number: 81471 Find in a Library
Title: Fraud in Government Programs - How Extensive Is It? How Can It Be Controlled? Volume 3
Corporate Author: US Comptroller General
United States of America
Date Published: 1981
Page Count: 46
Sponsoring Agency: Azimuth Inc.
Fairmont, WV 26554
US Comptroller General
Washington, DC 20548
Sale Source: Azimuth Inc.
1000 Technology Drive, Suite 3120
Fairmont, WV 26554
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This is the third volume of a three-volume report on the results of a statistical analysis of fraud and other illegal activities affecting 21 Federal agencies during the 2 1/2 years from Oct. 1, 1976, through March 31, 1979.
Abstract: This volume provides fraud profiles for each agency based on data collected by the General Accounting Office (GAO) from a statistical sample of 3,227 fraud cases identified by Federal agencies over the 2 1/2 year period. The sample represents a total universe of 77,211 cases. For each agency profiled, data are given for the number of fraud or other illegal activities in the universe, the functional areas in which fraud occurred, the main types of fraud, the time period over which the alleged fraudulent activity occurred, and the time period between the occurrence and the discovery of the fraudulent activity. Information is also provided on how the alleged fraud was discovered, estimate of loss incurred by the Federal Government, participants in the alleged fraudulent activity, status of fraud cases, type of action taken against perpetrators, and types of administrative action taken against Federal employees and against non-Federal government organizations. The outcome of both civil and criminal proceedings is indicated.
Index Term(s): Federal government; Federal programs; Fraud
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