When the Federal Government Makes Improper Payments (podcast)

GAO Podcast IconFederal government agencies made an estimated $137 billion in improper payments in fiscal year 2015. These were payments that shouldn’t have been made at all or were sent in the wrong amount.

Here is Beryl Davis, a director in our Financial Management and Assurance team, discussing the difference between fraud and improper payments, and efforts to eliminate improper payments by the federal government.


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