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DOD Fraud Risk Management: Enhanced Data Analytics Can Help Manage Fraud Risks

GAO-24-105358
Feb 27, 2024
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11 Open Recommendations
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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) revises DOD's Fraud Risk Management Strategy to establish data analytics as a method for preventing, detecting, and responding to fraud. (Recommendation 1)
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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) identifies and documents in DOD's Fraud Risk Management Strategy which entity has the necessary authority to ensure that fraud-related data-analytics activities are planned and implemented. (Recommendation 2)
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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) revises DOD's Fraud Risk Management Strategy to clarify and document roles and responsibilities related to data-analytics activities. (Recommendation 3)
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Department of Defense The Secretary of Defense should ensure that the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) incorporates and documents timelines for designing and implementing data-analytics activities into DOD's Fraud Risk Management Strategy. (Recommendation 4)
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Department of Defense The Inspector General of DOD should improve the usability of its procurement fraud investigative data for fraud risk management purposes. Specific actions should include ensuring that data in structured fields are complete, accessible, and readily subject to analysis and aggregation. (Recommendation 5)
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Department of the Air Force The Secretary of the Air Force, in collaboration with the Inspector General of DOD and the other military departments, should improve the usability of its respective procurement fraud investigative data by DOD for fraud risk management purposes. Specific actions should include ensuring that data in structured fields are complete, accessible, and readily subject to analysis and aggregation. (Recommendation 6)
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Online Extremism: More Complete Information Needed about Hate Crimes that Occur on the Internet

GAO-24-105553
Feb 12, 2024
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1 Open Recommendations
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Bureau of Justice Statistics The Director of BJS should explore options to measure bias-motivated criminal victimization that occurs on the internet through the National Crime Victimization Survey or in a supplemental survey, as appropriate. (Recommendation 1)
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Bureau of Prisons: Additional Actions Needed to Improve Restrictive Housing Practices

GAO-24-105737
Feb 06, 2024
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8 Open Recommendations
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Bureau of Prisons The Director of BOP should develop and execute an approach to fully implement all the 2014 and 2016 restrictive housing reports recommendations. For each recommendation that has not yet been implemented, the approach should include assigning implementation responsibility to appropriate officials, establishing a time frame for completion, and monitoring progress. In instances where BOP does not concur with a 2014 recommendation or deems it impractical, it should document its rationale and the alternative steps, if any, it plans to take. (Recommendation 1)
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Bureau of Prisons The Director of BOP should enhance oversight by developing and implementing a process to verify and document that facilities have implemented corrective actions that fully address all deficiencies. (Recommendation 2)
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Bureau of Prisons The Director of BOP should develop and implement a mechanism to identify causes of common deficiencies that recur across multiple facilities and take steps to address those causes. (Recommendation 3)
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Bureau of Prisons The Director of BOP should conduct an evaluation of previous SMU placements to determine and address the cause of disproportionate representation of individuals in certain racial groups in the SMU population. (Recommendation 4)
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Bureau of Prisons The Director of BOP should develop and implement a mechanism for routinely monitoring the extent to which facilities are applying the SMU placement criteria consistently and equitably across all BOP facilities should BOP reinstate the SMU program. (Recommendation 5)
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Bureau of Prisons The Director of BOP should develop and implement a mechanism for routinely evaluating SMU review documentation to ensure that incarcerated individuals progress through the SMU program levels in accordance with SMU policy should BOP reinstate the SMU program. (Recommendation 6)
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Child Trafficking: Addressing Challenges to Public Awareness and Survivor Support

GAO-24-106038
Jan 10, 2024
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3 Open Recommendations
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Department of Justice The Attorney General should ensure that OVC, in coordination with OTIP, establishes a mechanism—aligned with leading collaboration practices—to guide the offices' collaboration efforts to combat child trafficking. (Recommendation 1)
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Department of Health and Human Services The Secretary of Health and Human Services should ensure that OTIP, in coordination with OVC, establishes a mechanism—aligned with leading collaboration practices—to guide the offices' collaboration efforts to combat child trafficking. (Recommendation 2)
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Department of Justice The Attorney General should ensure that OVC develops achievable performance goals for its anti-trafficking programs for children that reflect leading practices, such as being objective, measurable and quantifiable. (Recommendation 3)
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