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According to the NRC IG, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Network Poses High Risk of Being Hacked

Posted on January15, 2016
According to a federal report released recently by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Inspector General, the computer networks used by the NRC could possibility be hacked as a result of the insufficient organization among the Security Operations Center. NRC staffers told the inspector general that the SOC “does not meet agency needs” and singled out a lack of proactive analyses and timely, detailed reports that could otherwise provide the information necessary to keep its networks properly protected. In the meantime,…
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Home-Health Agency Owners Indicted For Stealing $13 Million From Medicare

Posted on November12, 2015
The owners, the director of nursing of patient recruiters of a home-health agency based in Houston were arrested this morning for their alleged roles in conspiracies to defraud Medicare, to pay illegal healthcare kickbacks and to commit money laundering.  The defendants were charged in an indictment unsealed on November 10, 2015. According to the indictment, Ebong Tilong, 51, and Marie Neba, 51, both of Sugar Land, Texas, used the Texas-based, home-health agency that they owned to bill Medicare for home-health services…
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U.S. Special Inspector Reported: The Pentagon Spent $43 Million on $500,000 Gas Station in Afghanistan

Posted on November02, 2015
The Pentagon “charged the American taxpayers $43 million for what is likely to be the world’s most expensive gas station,” said John Sopko, head of the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, a congressionally mandated body. The amount was spent between 2011 and 2014 on construction and initial implementation of the station. The gas station in Sheberghan, Afghanistan opened in 2012 and was created to show that compressed natural gas could be used in Afghanistan in cars effectively. However, the…
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State Department IG Wants More Separation from IT Department

Posted on April24, 2015
Steve Linick, the Inspector General for the State Department, is concerned about the access available to his system by the State Department IT department. At a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on State Department management, Linick addressed his concerns about the security of the State Department's computer network. According to Linick, "we've looked at security from a systemic point of view, we really need to be independent from the department." Since the OIG could be investigating individuals with…
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Gotcha Guide: 4 Types of Washington Investigations

Posted on May31, 2013
Most of what Americans know about their government's crimes, misdeeds and foul-ups comes from the government itself. Washington's investigation machine never quits. To view your government's most trusted and efficient case management & tracking system please view the CMTS link here.   Thousands of federal workers spend hundreds of millions of dollars a year checking up on their peers. And Congress is watching, too. The probes that go public , what happened at the Internal Revenue Service, or in Benghazi,…
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The Benefits of the Case Management & Tracking System for Fraud, Waste & Abuse

Posted on April23, 2013
Our case management and case tracking system can replace time consuming, manual processes and increase your organization’s responsiveness to citizen concerns. Gain equality across all your cases by applying structure and integrity for capturing results. Comprehensive case data can be instantly available at your fingertips. CMTS was created to enrich your case management experience by being flexible, intuitive and secure. Below are some of the benefits of the CMTS technology. Automatic reports Streamlined processes Secured data Reduced time to close…
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New case management technology for investigating & reporting fraud, waste and abuse

Posted on October22, 2012
Recent innovation in technology has brought tremendous success in local, state and federal government investigative agencies in recovering millions of dollars from reported fraud, waste and abuse. Whether the organization is an Office of the Inspector General or a dedicated group of investigative departments such as an Office of Attorney General or a Health and Human Services division, most often dealing with Medicaid or Welfare, superior web-based case management technology has brought greater efficiency in capturing much needed funds that…
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Case Management Software of 2011

Posted on February03, 2011
Case Management & Tracking System (CMTS) was designed with a small-medium sized OIG’s budget and work flow in mind. At the very least, it does just as the product name implies by managing records and tracking cases. Investigative organizations are able to achieve optimal performance by leveraging the web-based product. It performs with minimal hardware, top of the line security and data integrity. Based on the feedback and requests from the users of CMTS v2010, CMTS developers have integrated new…
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What is an OIG? Helping the Public Understand

Posted on April21, 2010
A component in operating an OIG is gaining trust of the public and conveying an understanding as to exactly what your office does and why your office is essential.  A thorough explanation of procedures in your office and how the complaint tracking process works can help to save time and money by reducing the number of repeat calls to your office and increase satisfaction among clients/customers. Purposes of your OIG to advise the public about are comprised of several elements. …
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