Anti-Money Laundering: Better Information Needed on Effectiveness of Federal Efforts [Reissued with revisions on Jun. 13, 2024]

What GAO Found

Financial institution representatives that GAO interviewed identified actions the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) could take to enhance the institutions’ ability to

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Congressional Award Foundation: Review of the FY 2023 Financial Statement Audit

What GAO Found

Based on the limited procedures GAO performed in reviewing the independent public accountant’s (IPA) audit of the Congressional Award Foundation’s fiscal year

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Capitol Preservation Fund: Audit of FY 2021, 2022, and 2023 Transactions

What GAO Found

GAO found that the United States Capitol Preservation Commission and the Library of Congress sufficiently documented and adequately designed policies and procedures

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Government Efficiency and Effectiveness: Opportunities to Improve Collaboration and Achieve Billions of Dollars in Financial Benefits

What GAO Found

GAO’s 2024 annual report identifies 112 new matters for congressional consideration and recommendations to federal agencies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness

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High-Risk Series: Urgent Action Needed to Address Critical Cybersecurity Challenges Facing the Nation

What GAO Found

Risks to our nation’s essential technology systems are increasing. Threats to these systems can come from a variety of sources and vary

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Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Improved Oversight Processes Needed to Help Agencies Address Program Deficiencies

What GAO Found

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) supports federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws through directives and training for agency EEO programs. EEOC

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Senate Preservation Fund: Audit of FY 2021, 2022, and 2023 Transactions

What GAO Found

GAO found that the United States Senate Commission on Art and the Library of Congress sufficiently documented and adequately designed policies and

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Amateur Athlete Safety: Certification Related to the Independence of the U.S. Center for SafeSport for Fiscal Year 2023

What GAO Found

The U.S. Center for SafeSport (the Center) is a nonprofit organization that plays a key role in ensuring the safety of amateur

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Priority Open Recommendations: Department of Agriculture

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified 12 priority recommendations for the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Since then, USDA has implemented five of

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Resident of China Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Send Leading Electric Vehicle Company’s Trade Secrets to Undercover U.S. Agent

Klaus Pflugbeil, 58, a Canadian national and resident of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), pleaded guilty today to conspiring to send trade secrets that
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Man Sentenced for Over $5.6M International Advance-Fee Scheme

An Indiana man was sentenced today to three years in prison for his role in an international advance-fee scheme orchestrated from Nigeria that defrauded victims
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Minnesota Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Providing Material Support to ISIS

A Minnesota man was sentenced to 120 months in prison followed by 15 years of supervised release for providing material support to the Islamic State
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Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke Delivers Remarks on Justice Department Findings of Civil Rights Violations by the Phoenix Police Department and the City of Phoenix

Good afternoon. I am here today to announce the findings of the Justice Department’s civil rights investigation into the Phoenix Police Department and the City
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Man Sentenced for Maintaining Fictitious Super PAC and Credit Card Fraud

A New Jersey man was sentenced today to one year and six months in prison for falsifying a report filed with the Federal Election Commission
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Justice Department Finds Civil Rights Violations by Phoenix Police Department and City of Phoenix

Following a comprehensive investigation, the Justice Department announced today that the Phoenix Police Department (PhxPD) and the City of Phoenix (City) engage in a pattern
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Foreign National Convicted for Participation in Business Email Compromise Scheme

A federal jury in Alexandria, Virginia, convicted a Nigerian national today for operating a business email compromise scheme targeting victims in the United States and
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Founder/CEO and Clinical President of Digital Health Company Arrested for $100M Adderall Distribution and Health Care Fraud Scheme

The founder and CEO of a California-based digital health company and its clinical president were arrested today in connection with their alleged participation in a
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Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Statement on the Supreme Court’s Decision in FDA v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine

The Justice Department issued the following statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on the Supreme Court’s decision in FDA v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine
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Justice Department Repatriates $1.4B Misappropriated 1MDB Funds to Malaysia

The Justice Department announced today that it has repatriated an additional $156 million in misappropriated 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) funds to the people of Malaysia,
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Environmental Crimes Bulletin – May 2024

This month’s cases include violations involving pesticide shipments and smuggling, reptile sales, dog fighting, seafood mislabeling, wildlife trafficking, handbag sales, emissions fraud, boat sinking, wastewater
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Recommendations for Congress: Action Can Produce Billions of Dollars in Financial and Other Benefits

What GAO Found

Matters for congressional consideration are recommendations that GAO makes to Congress to address findings from GAO’s work. Since 2000, GAO has recommended

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Coast Guard Acquisition: Actions Needed to Address Affordability Challenges

What GAO Found

The Coast Guard plans to spend over $40 billion to modernize its vessels and aircraft. But it faces persistent challenges managing its

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National Science Foundation: Five Major Facilities Projects Experienced Delays

What GAO Found

The National Science Foundation (NSF) continues to make progress on its major facilities projects in construction, major facilities projects in design, and

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Priority Open Recommendations: Department of the Treasury

What GAO Found

In July 2023, GAO identified 33 priority recommendations for the Department of the Treasury (Treasury). Since then, Treasury has addressed four of

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Priority Open Recommendations: Department of Commerce

What GAO Found

In May 2023, GAO identified 17 priority recommendations for the Department of Commerce (Commerce). Since then, Commerce has implemented 6 of those

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Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland

The Justice Department issued the following statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland regarding the U.S. House of Representatives’ vote on H. Res. 1292:
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Michigan Shipping Magnate Charged with Filing False Tax Returns and Employment Tax Crimes

A Michigan man made his initial appearance in court before U.S. Magistrate Judge Elizabeth A. Stafford of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District
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Pharmacy Owner Sentenced for $1M Health Care Fraud Scheme

A California man was sentenced today to two years in prison for submitting more than $1 million in false and fraudulent claims to Medicare for
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