U.S. Secret Service (11 - 20 of 48 items)
Security Protection: Standardization Issues Regarding Protection of Executive Branch Officials
T-GGD/OSI-00-177: Published: Jul 27, 2000. Publicly Released: Jul 27, 2000.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed the security protection of executive branch officials in fiscal years 1997 through 1999, focusing on: (1) how many federal government officials were protected, who protected them, and how many security personnel protected them; (2) how much did it cost to protect these officials; (3) under what legal authorities were agencies providing security p...
Certificated Expenditures: FY 1996 Presidential and Vice Presidential Certificated Expenditures and Related Matters
AIMD-99-26: Published: Oct 29, 1998. Publicly Released: Oct 29, 1998.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the reimbursable activities of the Executive Residence at the White House and provided information on the number of overnight guests and overnight stays at the Executive Residence during 1993 through 1996.GAO noted that: (1) for fiscal year (FY) 1996, certificated expenditures of the President and Vice President totalled about $8.3 million; (2) G...
Identity Fraud: Information on Prevalence, Cost, and Internet Impact is Limited
GGD-98-100BR: Published: May 1, 1998. Publicly Released: May 26, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on various issues relating to identity fraud, focusing on: (1) law enforcement's responsibilities for investigating identity fraud and the difficulties in tracking such crime; (2) statistics or other data showing the prevalence of identity fraud; (3) the costs of identity fraud; and (4) identity fraud on the Internet, including the stat...
White House: Status of Audit Work
AIMD-98-98R: Published: Mar 6, 1998. Publicly Released: Mar 6, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the status of its audit work at the Executive Residence at the White House.GAO noted that: (1) the first two phases of its work are still on schedule; (2) GAO is auditing the unvouchered expenditures as provided in sections 105(d) and 106(b) of title 3, United States Code; (3) under these sections, GAO verifies that the unvouchered e...
[Comments on Secret Service Agent's Claim for Additional Overtime Pay]
B-271346: Published: Jul 12, 1996. Publicly Released: Jul 12, 1996.
No summary is currently available...
DOD Olympic Support
NSIAD-96-189R: Published: Jun 14, 1996. Publicly Released: Jun 14, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Department of Defense's (DOD) support of the 1996 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, and payment of travel expenses for nonfederal law enforcement officials to the 1993 Presidential inauguration. GAO noted that: (1) to avoid short-term depletion of municipal water supplies, DOD will provide about $5,659 on a reimbursable basis to...
Counterfeit U.S. Currency Abroad: Issues and U.S. Deterrence Efforts
GGD-96-11: Published: Feb 26, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1996.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on counterfeiting of U.S. currency abroad and U.S. efforts to deter these activities.GAO found that: (1) counterfeit U.S. currency is used for economic gain and illegal activities, such as drug trafficking, arms sales, and terrorist activity; (2) there are several techniques used to counterfeit U.S currency, including photocopying, the...
Counterfeit U.S. Currency Abroad: Observations on Counterfeiting and U.S. Deterrence Efforts
T-GGD-96-82: Published: Feb 27, 1996. Publicly Released: Feb 27, 1996.
GAO discussed U.S. efforts to combat international counterfeiting of U.S. currency. GAO noted that: (1) U.S. currency is vulnerable to international counterfeiting because it is widely used abroad and lacks updated security features; (2) counterfeiters range from office workers to organized crime and terrorist groups using equipment ranging from simple photocopiers to sophisticated offset presses;...
Personnel Security: Pass and Security Clearance Data for the Executive Office of the President
NSIAD-96-20: Published: Oct 19, 1995. Publicly Released: Nov 20, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the White House's procedures for issuing access passes and security clearances, focusing on the: (1) steps involved in the access pass approval process; and (2) internal controls over the access pass and security clearance processes.GAO found that: (1) individuals entering on duty during 1993 received final approval for permanent White House access...
Background Investigations: Impediments to Consolidating Investigations and Adjudicative Functions
NSIAD-95-101: Published: Mar 24, 1995. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1995.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed federal processes for conducting background investigations, focusing on: (1) the feasibility of one central agency conducting all background investigations; (2) federal agencies' compliance with National Security Directive 63 on single-scope background investigations for top secret clearances; and (3) the costs of obtaining background information a...