Tag Archives: Seto Bagdoyan

And the Emmy Goes to…

What do primetime television shows have to do with the work we do? More than you might think! We’re gearing up for this Sunday’s Emmys by looking at how some of the nominated shows deal with issues we’ve reported about. … Continue reading

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Detecting Fraud in the Immigrant Investor Visa Program (podcast)

Foreign nationals who make substantial investments in projects that create or sustain U.S. jobs can get a conditional green card and a path to citizenship under the Immigrant Investor Program. Yet the program’s reliance on voluminous paper applications leaves it … Continue reading

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Answering the Calls of Veterans in Crisis (podcast)

Many servicemembers returning from Afghanistan, Iraq, and other deployments have struggled with mental health issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, and substance abuse. The Department of Veterans affairs established the 24-hour Veterans Crisis Line in July 2007 to help veterans … Continue reading

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Big Data 101: Using Large-Scale Data Mining to Find Fraud

You may have heard the term “big data” or “data mining,” but what do those terms mean? Today’s WatchBlog sheds light on how GAO analyzes large amounts of data to identify instances of potential improper payments or fraud.

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