Army Recruiting Contract Was Rife With Fraud, Sens. Hear

Law360, New York (February 4, 2014, 8:25 PM EST) -- More than 10 percent of Army recruiting bonuses paid under a $459 million contract to boost Army and Army National Guard ranks were likely fraudulent, witnesses told a Senate subcommittee Tuesday.

The Senate Subcommittee on Financial and Contracting Oversight probed fraud and mismanagement in Army National Guard Recruiting Assistance Program (G-RAP) contracts, a program that paid bonuses to recruiters and new recruits from 2005 to 2012, in an effort to ensure that the military had enough reserves for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The Army...
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