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ID:

73

Date:

2006-01-24

Headline:

Pentagon accused of ignoring waste allegations; At issue is a program that lets vendors set their own prices

Reporter's name:

Seth Borenstein

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Philadelphia Inquirer

City:

Washington, DC

Summary:

A retired Army officerís complaints to the Pentagonís fraud hotline about $200 million in wasteful spending were dismissed by the Defense Department, which approved a system that allowed vendors to set their own higher prices, documents acquired under FOIA by Knight-Ridder News Service.

Keywords:

Pentagon; waste; fraud; Defense Logistics Agency


Agencies:

DOD

States:

US

Categories:

military


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