Procurement Fraud

  • Procurement Fraud at the VA: How Did it Happen?

    July 31, 2015

    Procurement Fraud at the VA: How Did it Happen?

    In mid-October, we ran a story about Susan Taylor, the former Deputy Chief Procurement Officer (DCPO) at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veteran’s Health Administration (VHA), who was... Read more

  • CPO News – February 19, 2015

    February 19, 2015

    CPO News – February 19, 2015

    US Air Force Suspends FedBid Following VA Procurement Scandal In late January, the United States Air Force announced that it has suspended business relationships with embattled reverse auction services provider,... Read more

  • CPO News – January 29, 2015

    January 29, 2015

    CPO News – January 29, 2015

    Editor’s note: there was so much news emanating from the procurement and supply management world this month that we decided to run two editions of Chief Procurement Officer News. Enjoy!... Read more

  • CPO News – December 19, 2014

    December 19, 2014

    CPO News – December 19, 2014

    Former Apple Global Supply Manager to Serve Jail Time for Procurement Fraud It has been a long time coming, but we can finally close the book on Paul Shin Devine,... Read more

  • CPO News – November 19, 2014

    November 19, 2014

    CPO News – November 19, 2014

    Welcome to November’s edition of CPO News. We’re covering a lot of ground this month, including announcements of Chief Procurement Officers taking the reigns at several companies, several up and... Read more

  • Veterans Affairs Procurement Officer “Retires” Amid Corruption Scandal

    October 20, 2014

    Veterans Affairs Procurement Officer “Retires” Amid Corruption Scandal

    On October 14, the outgoing Deputy Chief Procurement Officer at the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Susan Taylor, notified the VA that she is retiring... Read more

  • CPO News – July 28, 2014

    July 28, 2014

    CPO News – July 28, 2014

    Former Boeing Procurement Officer Pleads Guilty to Fraud Ten days ago, former Boeing procurement officer, Deon Anderson, 47 of St. Louis, MO, pled guilty to three counts of federal procurement fraud, including... Read more

  • CPO News – March 1, 2013

    March 1, 2013

    CPO News – March 1, 2013

    All the CPO News That’s Fit to Print New South African Chief Procurement Officer to Lead Transformation and Fight Huge Corruption Earlier this week, South African Minister of Finance, Pravin... Read more

  • CPO News – November 19, 2012

    November 19, 2012

    CPO News – November 19, 2012

    Recent procurement headlines from around the world. UK Government Uses BravoSolution to Identify £2.5 billion ($3.98 billion) in Savings CPO Rising has been covering the UK government’s pursuit of a... Read more

  • Key Fraud Risks across Procurement Phases (Courtesy of the UN)

    August 6, 2012

    Key Fraud Risks across Procurement Phases (Courtesy of the UN)

    In doing research on how different organizations attack procurement fraud, I became very impressed by the level of detail included in the United Nations’ policies. In particular, I think the... Read more

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