Defense Audit Blasts Oversight Of $119M Anham Contract

Law360, New York (August 1, 2011, 6:40 PM EDT) -- Inadequate oversight on a $119 million contract with Anham LLC for warehousing services in Iraq exposed the U.S. government to questionable subcontracting practices and costs, according to a defense audit released Saturday.

The Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction said in its audit that it had found “significant weaknesses” in the government's oversight of Anham's business systems.

“The government’s oversight of Anham’s business systems was supposed to provide assurances that Anham was following (Federal Acquisition Regulation) requirements and reduce risks of paying unreasonable prices for goods...
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