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Improving the Ability of Inspectors General to Detect, Prevent, and Prosecute Contracting Fraud


Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, SD-342

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Member Statements


After the acquisition workforce, federal auditors and the offices of Inspector General are the front line in uncovering waste, fraud, and abuse in government contracts. The purpose of the hearing was to hear testimony from agency Inspectors General regarding obstacles to their investigation of contract fraud. The hearing also discussed proposed legal and regulatory reforms, including the recommendations of the National Procurement Fraud Task Force Legislative Committee. Additional information and materials relating to this hearing are available at

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Panel 1

  • The Honorable  Brian Miller
    Inspector General
    General Services Administration
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  • The Honorable  Richard L. Skinner
    Inspector General
    U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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  • Mr.   Charles W. Beardall
    Deputy Inspector General for Investigations
    Department of Defense
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  • Mr.   J. Anthony Ogden
    Inspector General, Governmental Printing Office and Chair of the Legislation Committee, Inspectors General Council on Integrity and Efficiency
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