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Naturalization of Aliens: Assessment of the Extent to Which Aliens Were Improperly Naturalized
T-GGD-97-51: Published: Mar 5, 1997. Publicly Released: Mar 5, 1997.
GAO discussed the extent to which the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) might have improperly naturalized aliens between September 1995, and September 1996.GAO noted that: (1) between September 1995 and September 1996, INS received about 1.3 million naturalization applications and almost 1.05 million aliens were naturalized; (2) during that period, INS initiated a number of efforts to s...
Fingerprint-Based Background Checks: Implementation of the National Child Protection Act of 1993
GGD-97-32: Published: Jan 15, 1997. Publicly Released: Jan 15, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed certain implementation issues under the National Child Protection Act of 1993, focusing on: (1) the extent to which selected states have enacted statutes authorizing national background checks of child care providers, the fees charged for background checks of volunteers, and how these fees compare with the actual costs in these states; (2) the effe...
Inspectors General: Handling of Allegations Against Senior OIG Officials
OSI-97-1: Published: Oct 15, 1996. Publicly Released: Oct 15, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the handling of allegations of misconduct made against senior officials between 1990 and 1995 at the 28 Offices of Inspector General (OIG), focusing on: (1) whether the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency (PCIE) and OIG had policies and procedures for handling such allegations; (2) whether PCIE and OIG followed these policies and proced...
DOD Procurement: Use and Administration of DOD's Voluntary Disclosure Program
NSIAD-96-21: Published: Feb 6, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 14, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Defense's (DOD) Voluntary Disclosure Program, focusing on the: (1) extent to which defense contractors participate in the program; (2) amount of money that has been recovered under the program; (3) time taken to close disclosure cases; (4) most common type of disclosures; and (5) extent of overlap between voluntary...
Defense Contracting: Contractor Claims for Legal Costs Associated with Stockholder Lawsuits
NSIAD-95-166: Published: Jul 17, 1995. Publicly Released: Jul 17, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on defense procurement fraud cases focusing on the: (1) Defense Contract Audit Agency's (DCAA) policy on the allowability of legal fees associated with stockholder derivative lawsuits; and (2) number of stockholder lawsuits associated with defense contractor wrongdoing.GAO found that DCAA: (1) performs contract audit functions for the D...
Environmental Crime: Issues Related to Justice's Criminal Prosecution of Environmental Offenses
T-GGD-94-33: Published: Nov 3, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 3, 1993.
GAO discussed the Department of Justice's Environmental Crimes Section's (ECS) enforcement of certain environmental laws, focusing on its: (1) enforcement statistics; and (2) criminal environmental investigations and prosecutions. GAO noted that: (1) investigation data do not accurately reflect distinctions between ECS and the U.S. Attorneys Offices' (USAO) investigation responsibilities; (2) Just...
Antitrust: Information on Criminal Cases
GGD-92-21FS: Published: Dec 17, 1991. Publicly Released: Feb 4, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Antitrust Division's criminal enforcement of the Sherman Antitrust Act.GAO found that: (1) 5 Antitrust Division litigation offices could not determine the processing time for 70 of 198 complaints and leads alleging antitrust violations because of missing or incomplete records; (2) there was no docume...
Justice Department: Changes in Antitrust Enforcement Policies and Activities
GGD-91-2: Published: Oct 29, 1990. Publicly Released: Dec 10, 1990.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the management operations of the Department of Justice's (DOJ) Antitrust Division, focusing on the Division's enforcement policies, priorities, and activities from fiscal year (FY) 1980 through FY 1989.GAO found that: (1) the Division shifted its resources toward criminal activities and away from antitrust activities; (2) between FY...
Financial Institution Fraud: Effect of Regional Fraud Offices Unclear
GGD-90-124: Published: Sep 28, 1990. Publicly Released: Sep 28, 1990.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement and a congressional request, GAO determined whether the Department of Justice (DOJ): (1) complied with a legislative requirement that it create a regional office of its fraud section in northern Texas; and (2) should establish other such offices.GAO found that: (1) DOJ established a fraud section regional office in Dallas; (2) DOJ designated the senior fraud s...
U.S. Department of Justice: Overview of Civil and Criminal Debt Collection Efforts
T-GGD-90-62: Published: Jul 31, 1990. Publicly Released: Jul 31, 1990.
GAO discussed the Department of Justice's efforts to collect debt owed to the U.S. government, focusing on: (1) the amount and characteristics of the debt; (2) the amount of debt that Justice has collected; and (3) whether Justice has adequate systems and plans to efficiently collect the debt. GAO noted that: (1) at the end of fiscal year (FY) 1989, non-tax debts owed to the federal government exc...