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Department of Homeland Security

Counterfeit Money Orders and the Nigerian Scam

At Customs and Border Protection we sometimes have over a hundred counterfeit money orders in one shipment. Each name on the counterfeit money order that we do a seizure on has to be sent a letter from the Fine and Penalty office that is time consuming and costly.

I found that when you make a counterfeit money order shipment seizure to take it to the Postal Inspectors Office down the street and they will sign for all... more »

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Department of the Interior

E-Surnaming

Surnaming is a process used within DOI to provide version control as important documents are circulated through the Department for editing and review by Department officials. I believe this process is a vestige of days gone by. As it currently works, surnaming requires one individual to hand carry the document to the next office for review, then incorporate the hand edits made to the document and reprint the entire... more »

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Department of Defense

Lean Six Sigma

The Lean Six Sigma (LSS) Program needs revamping or elimination across the government. There is emphasis on metrics to get so many Lean Six Sigma Events done per year. Lean Six Sigma Events gobble up many manhours to prepare for and execute. There are many hourly people involved and most of the time the events do not produce anything but paper and a metric. The LSS program seems ill suited for use in administrative... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Go Green Spirit! Being Resposible for the Paper used.

I believe in being responsible for everything you do and say. And if we say we want to have a greener world then we should ACT on it and NOT just SAY it. Having said that, even though we are on our way to be in a paperless work environment, the truth is that we are not there yet and most people truly do want to have a greener world but just dont act upon it!

The reality is that copies are still printed for various uses:... more »

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