Tag Archives: Error and Fraud

DWP releases report on fraud and error in the benefit system

The UK Department for Work and Pensions has released the report, Fraud and error in the benefit system : background information and methodology (PDF 360kb). The report provides, “estimates of fraud and error levels in the benefit system in Great … Continue reading

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Report on improving risk management released

The IBM Center for the Business of Government have released the report, Managing risk, improving results : lessons for improving government management from GAO’s high-risk list  (PDF 1.9MB). The report provides a, “roadmap for improving performance throughout government” and identifies … Continue reading

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UK National Audit Office releases report on fraud

The National Audit Office (NAO) in the United Kingdom has released the report, Fraud landscape review (PDF 310kb). The report found that, “It is difficult to assess if government action is improving fraud detection or prevention because of the lack … Continue reading

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Australian Department of Human Services establishes taskforce to target welfare fraud

The Minister for Human Services, The Hon Stuart Robert MP has issued the media release, Taskforce Integrity zeroes in on welfare fraud, which discusses the establishment of a new taskforce designed to target non-compliance and fraud.

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UK House of Commons report released on error and fraud

The House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts has released the report, Fraud and error stocktake (PDF 190kb). The report included a number of findings related to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

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US news item examines improper payments

A recent US Federal News item entitled, Pushing back on improper payments begins at front end of fight, identifies the need to simplify administrative complexity in order to reduce the risk of improper payments.

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AIC releases report on fraud against the Commonwealth

The Australian Institute of Criminology have released the report, Fraud against the Commonwealth. Report to government 2010-2011 to 2012-2013 (PDF 1.1MB). The report, “presents the results of a longitudinal census of fraud incidents experienced by Commonwealth entities and the ways … Continue reading

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GAO publishes report on fraud risk management

The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has published the report, A framework for managing fraud risks in federal programs (PDF 3.5MB). The report, “provides comprehensive guidance for conducting these assessments and using the results as part of the development … Continue reading

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NAO releases stocktake report on fraud and error

The UK National Audit Office (NAO) has released the report, Fraud and error stocktake (PDF 250kb). The report, “provides an overview of progress in reducing fraud and error in benefits and tax credits, and how departments are responding to emerging opportunities.” … Continue reading

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UK Dept. of Work and Pensions releases report on estimated fraud and error saving.

The Department of Work and Pensions has released the report, Estimated fraud and error savings 2011/12 to 2014/15 (PDF 190kb). “The publication gives estimated savings resulting from 17 new initiatives introduced during the period 2011/12 to 2014/15 to reduce fraud … Continue reading

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