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Fraud Hotline: 9-Year GAO Fraud Hotline Summary
OGC/OSI-88-1FS: Published: Apr 19, 1988. Publicly Released: Apr 19, 1988.
In response to a congressional request, GAO summarized its operation of the GAO Fraud Hotline for the past 9 years.GAO objectives and goals were to: (1) operate a toll-free hotline that anyone in the United States could use to report allegations of fraud or abuse in the administration of federal funds; (2) refer any allegations to agency Inspectors General and ensure proper investigations and corr...
Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States, Volume 67, December 1987
087966: Dec 1, 1987
This document is one in a series of monthly pamphlets which will he consolidated on an annual basis and entitled Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States. The annual volumes have heen published since the establishment of the General, Accounting Office by the Budget and Accounting Act, 1921. Decisions are rendercod to heads of departments and establishments and to disbursing and ce...
Fraud Hotline: 8-Year GAO Fraud Hotline Summary
OGC/OSI-87-1FS: Published: Apr 8, 1987. Publicly Released: May 5, 1987.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the progress of its Fraud Hotline during the past 8 years.GAO noted that: (1) it has not changed the Hotline's structure or its interviewing, screening, referral, and follow-up procedures in the past 8 years; (2) the Hotline operation is now part of the new Office of Special Investigations; (3) it received over 87,000 calls in the past 8 years t...
Federal White-Collar Special Rate Program
GGD-84-54: Published: Mar 30, 1984. Publicly Released: Apr 12, 1984.
In response to a congressional request, GAO evaluated the special rate program for federal white-collar positions.Presently, about 2.6 percent of the federal white-collar work force under the General Schedule pay system are authorized rates of pay higher than the statutory pay rates. Although the number of positions with special rates increased from about 8,000 in fiscal year (FY) 1977 to 34,000 i...
Allegations Relating to Contracts With Systems Research Laboratories, Inc., of Dayton, Ohio
B-172602: Published: Nov 22, 1971. Publicly Released: Dec 30, 1983.
No summary is currently available...
Use of Government Vehicles for Home-to-Work Transportation
NSIAD-84-27: Published: Dec 13, 1983. Publicly Released: Dec 13, 1983.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO investigated the practice by executive departments and agencies of providing home-to-work transportation to certain employees, focusing on: (1) the amounts of overtime incurred by chauffeurs and drivers and the need for it; (2) the validity of agencies' justification for such transportation; and (3) the cost effectiveness of using alternative methods of tra...
Entitlement to Reimbursement of Mileage for Attending Labor Contract Negotiations
B-201714(MRV): Published: May 19, 1981. Publicly Released: May 19, 1981.
An advance decision was requested concerning a claim for travel expenses by an employee who was on official time while serving as a representative in a labor negotiation of a collective bargaining agreement. While an official representative at a collecive bargaining negotiation, an employee is entitled to payment from the agency for travel and per diem expenses. This policy was recently reaffirmed...
Comments on H.R. 224
B-197290: Published: Mar 17, 1980. Publicly Released: Mar 17, 1980.
Legislation has been proposed to provide for equitable waiver in the compromise and collection of Federal claims. GAO believes that the bill should be passed to improve the waiver process. It also recommends that the bill be expanded to allow waiver of overpayments of travel and transportation expenses and allowances and relocation expenses. If Congress should adopt this recommendation, GAO is off...
Certain Trips Made by Senior Uniformed Officers Aboard Government-Owned Aircraft
FPCD-79-5: Published: Nov 6, 1979. Publicly Released: Nov 6, 1979.
Over the past few years, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) bulletins have instructed Federal agencies to reduce travel costs. Although the bulletins state that they apply to the travel of all personnel whose travel costs are borne by the Government, it appears that these instructions have not been construed to apply to administrative flight on Government-owned aircraft. A report has been issue...
GAO Efforts Related to the Problem of Fraud in the Government
110734: Oct 30, 1979
Information was provided on GAO efforts to prevent fraud in Government programs. It was determined that the essential elements of an effort to combat fraud should include: (1) procedures to assess the vulnerability of the programs in question to see if the agencies were aware of the susceptibility of their programs to fraudulent schemes; (2) the comprehensive collection and analysis of information...