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U.S. Mint Atlanta Olympic Commemorative Coin Program
AIMD-98-49R: Published: Apr 30, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 30, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed an anonymous allegation regarding the U.S. Mint's Atlanta Olympic Commemorative Coin Program.GAO noted that: (1) the Olympic Program was one of the largest and most complex commemorative coin programs ever managed by the Mint; (2) according to the Mint, it produced 4.1 million Olympic Program coins and sold 2.4 million coins through December 31, 19...
Money Laundering: FinCEN Needs to Better Communicate Regulatory Priorities and Time Lines
GGD-98-18: Published: Feb 6, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1998.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the regulatory role of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), focusing on the: (1) process FinCEN followed for developing and issuing Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) regulations; and (2) status of FinCEN's efforts to develop and issue BSA regulations.GAO noted that: (1) FinCEN's process for developing and issuing regulations generally consisted...
Money Laundering: FinCEN's Law Enforcement Support, Regulatory, and International Roles
T-GGD-98-83: Published: Apr 1, 1998. Publicly Released: Apr 1, 1998.
GAO discussed the various anti-money laundering roles of the Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).GAO noted that: (1) FinCEN was established in 1990 to support law enforcement agencies by analyzing and coordinating financial intelligence information to combat money laundering; (2) in supporting law enforcement, FinCEN has issued fewer analytical products in fe...
Assistance Available to U.S. Agricultural Producers Under U.S. Trade Law
NSIAD-98-49R: Published: Oct 20, 1997. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1997.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on: (1) the tariff reductions negotiated and provisions for creation of a private dispute settlement mechanism for Florida fruit and vegetable products under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA); (2) safeguard provisions available to U.S. producers; (3) U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty remedies available to combat oth...
International Environment: Environmental Infrastructure Needs in the U.S.-Mexican Border Region Remain Unmet
RCED-96-179: Published: Jul 22, 1996. Publicly Released: Aug 5, 1996.
GAO provided information on the U.S.-Mexican border region's unmet environmental infrastructure needs, focusing on: (1) the financial and institutional challenges facing the United States and Mexico; and (2) how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identifies and prioritizes funding for environmental problems along the U.S.-Mexican border.GAO found that: (1) many environmental infrastructure...
North American Free Trade Agreement: Structure and Status of Implementing Organizations
GGD-95-10BR: Published: Oct 7, 1994. Publicly Released: Oct 20, 1994.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO provided information on the progress of establishing organizations to carry out the goals of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), focusing on the: (1) design and composition of the various organizations created by NAFTA and its related agreements; (2) status of staffing and budget-related issues for these organizations; and (3) expansion of NAFT...
Money Laundering: Progress Report on Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
GGD-94-30: Published: Nov 8, 1993. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1993.
Pursuant to a legislative requirement, GAO reviewed the Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network's (FinCEN) operations, focusing on its progress in supporting other agencies in their efforts to combat money laundering operations.GAO found that: (1) Treasury established FinCEN in 1991 to serve and assist other law enforcement agencies in identifying, investigating, and pros...
Status of Agency Use of SSA Death Information
HRD-93-31R: Published: Jul 20, 1993. Publicly Released: Jul 20, 1993.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed: (1) federal and state agencies' use of the Social Security Administration's (SSA) unrestricted state death information; and (2) the estimated savings of sharing SSA restricted state death information. GAO found that: (1) the largest federal agencies have made progress in obtaining and using SSA death information, but some federal agencies and most...
Money Laundering: State Efforts To Fight It Are Increasing But More Federal Help Is Needed
GGD-93-1: Published: Oct 15, 1992. Publicly Released: Nov 12, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO discussed what states are doing to combat money laundering and what assistance the federal government is providing to the states.GAO found that: (1) few states use legislation and financial transaction reports as federal law enforcement agencies do; (2) six states have agreements with the Treasury that permit them to receive Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) data rele...
Waste, Fraud, and Abuse Under the State and Local Fiscal Assistance Act of 1972
HRD-92-143R: Published: Aug 28, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 28, 1992.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed reported instances of alleged waste, fraud, or abuse in the General Revenue Sharing (GRS) program, focusing on: (1) the nature of the incidents; (2) the amount of funds the local governments received; and (3) the results of any investigation. GAO found that: (1) it had previously reported on three allegations of improper GRS expenditures, none of w...