Showing 3 ideas for tag "fraud and abuse"

Legislative Branch

S&L Officials went to prison why not Wall Street / bankers

According to a financial news publication when the savings and loan fiasco happened before banking regulations were relaxed, hundreds of bankers and S&L officials were prosecuted with several going to jail. Today it appears that this economic crisis is far worse than the S&L crisis and appears no one is being investigated much less indicted.
In the Book-TV presentation of the authors discussion of "Reckless Endangerment",... more »



Department of Veterans Affairs

Improve Attendance

Each day, taxpayers are defrauded of thousands of hours of productivity because managers are not holding their staff accountable for timely attendance. For example, for a facility with 1,000 employees, if everyone was 15 minutes late or left 15 minutes early, that equates to approximately 65,000 hours (hope my calculations are right) per year in lost manhours. At many agencies, there are security cameras throughout.... more »