Jan 30, 2023
Most Americans and most elected officials agree that waste, fraud and abuse of government programs are bad things. But, agreement on defining and measuring these common problems does not come as easily. With COVID-19 relief money moving around via the levels of government over the last three years, fraud has once again come into the public consciousness. As such, the Government Accountability Office recently released two reports on fraud measurement and, specifically, unemployment fraud numbers during the pandemic.
Natalie Alms is a staff writer at FCW covering federal technology policy, service delivery, customer experience and the government's tech workforce. As part of our #MoneyMonday series, she joined the podcast to talk about the GAO reports and fraud measurement.
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