OIG found that 53 percent of overseas purchase card coordinators in FY 2014 either failed to perform mandatory annual reviews of their purchase card programs or did not respond to a request for that information. Annual reviews are an important internal control to prevent waste, fraud, and abuse. The monetary value of goods and services obtained using purchase cards at those posts totaled almost $34 million. The Bureau of Administration does not routinely monitor and evaluate compliance with the required annual review.
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