Department of the Air Force: Unauthorized Activity Codes Used to Requisition New and Excess DOD Property

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Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO examined the military's inventory management activities to determine if activity codes identified as unauthorized to requisition had been used to buy property for the Air Force. GAO found that as of June 2000, the Air Force maintained 4,239 activity codes identified as unauthorized to requisition government property. However, during the last five years, 193 of these codes were inappropriately used to requisition nearly $23 million in new and excess government property. In addition, safeguards established to prevent unauthorized activity codes from being used to requisition government property ... continued below

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United States. General Accounting Office. January 8, 2001.

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Correspondence issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "GAO examined the military's inventory management activities to determine if activity codes identified as unauthorized to requisition had been used to buy property for the Air Force. GAO found that as of June 2000, the Air Force maintained 4,239 activity codes identified as unauthorized to requisition government property. However, during the last five years, 193 of these codes were inappropriately used to requisition nearly $23 million in new and excess government property. In addition, safeguards established to prevent unauthorized activity codes from being used to requisition government property failed. This situation has created a condition in which government property is vulnerable to waste, fraud, and abuse."

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United States. General Accounting Office. Department of the Air Force: Unauthorized Activity Codes Used to Requisition New and Excess DOD Property, text, January 8, 2001; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc297392/: accessed April 27, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.