« Integrity Watch Afghanistan Watchdog Survey shows Corruption Has Doubled since 2007 | Main | Obama to Sign "Hopey, Changy" Legislation to Reduce Federal Payment Fraud »

July 18, 2010

Comments

Michael Hughes

Dear Mr. Jochim-

First of all thank you for reading and commenting on my site, I welcome other perspectives at all times.

As far as your critique, I did read the actual report and not only the AP article. I copied excerpts directly from the report and have a link to it in the 3rd paragraph of my article.

I did read the responses and they were honest and sounded like: "yes, we know we have issues, it's broke and we are fixing it."

You are right that part of the audit did pass with deficiencies but part of didn't meet standards.

I still have a hard time believing they didn't have an electronic filing system in place (I read the response and I know they are working or have one now - not the point). But that is what it said in the report.

I've never audited anything in a war zone, but as a former sourcing and procurement manager and consultant I've audited a ton of expenses and the first step is to get the data. So the lack of an electronic filing system for that long really blew me away.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

My Photo

Corruption Cartoons

  • Interpol Corruption Buster
    Cartoons & Graphics related to Corruption

Iraq Photos - May, 2004 to March, 2006

  • Iraq_oil_for_food_corruption_pipeline_ca
    Pictures of Iraq during my 23 months there and items related to anti-corruption. Most scenes are in the Green Zone plus a few convoy trips into the Baghdad area.

Search this Blog using Google

  • Google

    WWW
    http://webworks.typepad.com/corruption_in_iraq/
Blog powered by Typepad
Member since 04/2005