But, in a new report, the Government Accountability Office said those estimates are neither reliable nor statistically valid because of "longstanding and pervasive" weaknesses in DoD financial-management practices as well as specific deficiencies in the department's procedures for estimating improper payments.
Lacking in DoD's current efforts to curb improper payments are basic quality-control measures, Asif Khan, GAO's director of financial management and assurance, told In Depth with Francis Rose. (Federal News Radio's DoD Reporter Jared Serbu served as guest host)
-Jack Moore, FederalNewsRadio.com
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