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To: OKCSubmariner; Askel5; Donald Stone
Government credit cards: 3.1 million and growing along with abuses
"AP reported last month that 1.8 million credit cards used by Pentagon employees wracked up nearly $9 billion in debt in 2000. One bank alone was forced to write off $58 million in fraudulent or abusive purchases by military personnel."

Courting the Presidential Con
"Felonies? Yes, felonies. Trillions are missing from federal agencies. That's right, gone. Poof! As in, "Nowhere to be found." People familiar with government accounts have charged off the record that in 1996 a concerted and intentional effort began with the support of the Office of Management and Budget and Treasury to strip agencies of honest officials and internal financial controls."

GAO Reports Allege Pentagon Fraud - Conservartive News Service
"The Pentagon's bookkeeping "is the taxpayers' worst nightmare, but it's an embezzler's dream come true,"

Pentagon Defied Laws and Misused Funds, Panel Reports
"Representative Jerry Lewis, Republican of California and chairman of the committee's defense spending panel, said the Pentagon's actions showed its belief "that it can even move money to a program Congress has closed down, maybe presuming, 'Oh, well, nobody will know.' "

4 posted on 02/01/2002 2:53:24 PM PST by Uncle Bill
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To: Uncle Bill
Well, why wouldn't they move money....sheesh, if the Department of Interior can move money around for the biological surveys Babbling Babbitt wanted, why can't DOD do the same thing!!
11 posted on 02/01/2002 3:06:54 PM PST by Rowdee
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To: OKCSubmariner; Sandy
Pentagon anti-fraud agency fakes own documents, internal report says

Tee-ing off the Taxpayer

the Pentagon’s books are in such poor shape that the military’s money managers last year made almost $7 trillion in adjustments to their financial ledgers in an attempt in make them add up.



Clinton signs $288 billion military spending bill into law

US Senate approves $288 bln military spending bill
"lawmakers could not resist spending the money in fattened government accounts."

21 posted on 02/01/2002 3:29:11 PM PST by Uncle Bill
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