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Feds Blow Off Recovering $643 Mil In Fraudulent Payments


FEMA’s failure to recover $300k of food & shelter overpayments
for longer than 6 months

Government agencies are required to generate a report each quarter listing high-value overpayments and the actions being taken to recover those funds.  The Inspector General for the Department of Homeland Security published its list for Quarter 2 of Fiscal Year 2012 last Tuesday (May 29, 2012).  A fuller explanation and…


Feds Blow Off Recovering $643 Mil In Fraudulent Payments

As if it weren’t enraging enough that the U.S. government made $125 billion in faulty payments last year, a new report says the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has for years neglected its legal responsibility to recover $643 million paid fraudulently after natural disasters.As the Homeland Security agency that assists local governments…

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