Fraud, waste and abuse risks are making headlines again in Department of Defense contracting. On Sept. 20, 2021, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released its report “DOD Fraud Risk Management: Actions Needed to Enhance Department-Wide Approach, Focusing on Procurement Fraud Risks” (GAO-21-309) to congressional committees. To summarize, GAO concluded that DOD needed to take additional actions to enhance its approach to procurement fraud risks. However, considering the publicity the report is generating on Capitol Hill, this report may have implications well beyond the specific recommendations presented.
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