GSA Staff Meddled In $900M Worth Of Tech Contracts: Audit

Law360, New York (June 5, 2013, 2:14 PM EDT) -- A U.S. General Services Administration audit found that the GSA's Federal Acquisition Service may have botched more than $900 million worth of information technology contracts, including one with Oracle America Inc., revealing Tuesday that managers wrongfully interfered in discussions with companies.

The GSA Office of Inspector General reported that FAS managers interfered in the Multiple Award Schedules program, which grants long-term governmentwide contracts, leading to deals that overcharged the government and contained unfavorable terms, according to the report released Tuesday. Managers ignored the misgivings of contract...
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