Federal News Network: FBI and DoD IG Launch Prelim Investigation into JEDI

March 21, 2019

Read the entire article by Federal News Network here.  The Defense Department inspector general and the FBI have launched a preliminary investigation into the DoD’s $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) program and the Washington Headquarters Services’ role in this and other acquisitions. A source confirmed to Federal News Network that they have met […]

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GSA Announces Award to Ernst and Young LLP

March 20, 2019

The days of the DUNS number may be coming to an end, at least in federal procurement. The General Services Administration announced on March 18, 2019, that it awarded a $41,751,329 contract to Ernst and Young to provide identity validation services for the federal contracting process. The contract with a one-year base and four option […]

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Federal Acquisition Security Council to Meet

March 18, 2019

The Federal Acquisition Security Council, who will work closely with the Department of Homeland Security’s National Risk Management Center,  is close to holding its first meeting with agencies. At an ACT-IAC panel in Washington, NRMC Director Bob Kolasky said that the council is composed of senior agency leadership at the director or undersecretary level from […]

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Comptroller General Testifies Before Senate Committee

March 15, 2019

Comptroller General of the U.S., Gene L. Dodaro, recently testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs about the GAO’s report on high-risk areas. The statement notes: “Substantial efforts are needed by the executive branch to achieve progress on highrisk areas. Addressing GAO’s hundreds of open recommendations across the high-risk areas and continued […]

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U.S. Obtains Over $25 Million in Forfeited Funds

March 13, 2019

The United States Justice Department released a statement on March 5, 2019, regarding $25 million obtained in forfeited funds as part of a successful effort to root out fraud and corruption in government contracting in Afghanistan. According to the document: “The Department of Justice has reached a settlement of its civil forfeiture case against assets […]

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