TITLE

HURRICANE KATRINA: Ineffective FEMA Oversight of Housing Maintenance Contracts in Mississippi Resulted in Millions of Dollars of Waste and Potential Fraud

AUTHOR(S)
Pecinovsky, Steven J.
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
GAO Reports;11/16/2007, preceding pi
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), which examines the wasteful and improper or potentially fraudulent payments to the contractors by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. GAO was asked to investigate whether there were indications of fraud, waste, and abuse related to FEMA�s oversight of these 15 contracts. With this, an evidence of improper activity related to the contract award process was found.
ACCESSION #
27825326

 

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