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GAO was requested to review certain allegations concerning the use of first-class air travel by Export-Import Bank officials and the processing and payment of claims by the Bank's Claims Division.

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Recommendations for Executive Action

Agency Affected Recommendation Status
Export-Import Bank of the United States 1. The Chairman of the Export-Import Bank should direct the Vice President of Administration and the Treasurer-Controller to: (1) affix responsibilities for each procedure in processing travel and ensure that employees are cognizant of their responsibilities; (2) establish procedures ensuring that the least expensive airfare is obtained; (3) routinely verify the payment of airline fares; and (4) ensure that unused airline tickets and coupons are promptly recovered.
Closed - Implemented
When we confirm what actions the agency has taken in response to this recommendation, we will provide updated information.

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