Beginning in 2006, the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) reported significant fraud, waste and abuse in the multibillion-dollar disaster assistance programs managed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The GAO had employed data mining to identify and follow-up questionable transactions, and checked for invalid and duplicate Social Security numbers, invalid addresses, duplicate claims and questionable uses of disaster assistance. This could all have been done by agency management. ...

BPIR Categories

10.2.4 Use analytical techniques on data
11.4.1 Design/conduct internal/external audits
11.1.5 Manage financial risk

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