[Navy Dependent's Fraudulent Supplemental Claim for Travel Expenses]
B-270431: Jun 10, 1996
- Full Report:
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) requested a decision regarding the proper action to take concerning a Navy dependent's fraudulent claim for travel expenses. GAO held that the dependent's: (1) prior claim was not subject to the tainted day rule; and (2) supplemental claim should be denied, since it was fraudulent. Accordingly, the claim was denied.