Browsing All posts tagged under »procurement fraud«

Procuring the English Language? by Colin Cram

August 13, 2013


Editor’s Note: The following article is a post that was written by Colin Cram for the Procurement Insights European Union Edition blog under the titled “Why do Americans Speak English?“ Question; why do Americans speak English? Answer; because of an initiative 350 years ago to combat procurement fraud. In 1667, the English and the Dutch […]

BREAKING NEWS: Evidence of fraud on the part of government suppliers G4S and Serco reported by Minister of Justice by Colin Cram

July 11, 2013


Share prices of G4S and Serco dropped sharply today as Chris Grayling, the Minister of Justice, announced that the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has been asked to investigate G4S. He said that there was evidence that both companies had overcharged the UK government by 10s of ¬£millions for contracts related to tagging criminal offenders. […]

Procurement Fraud by Colin Cram

May 11, 2012


I am pleased to welcome Colin Cram as a regular contributing columnist to the Procurement Insights Blog. Being based in the UK, Colin will provide an across -the-pond perspective on the news and issues in the world of procurement overseas Starting with today’s post¬† on Procurement Fraud Colin will, on a regular basis, deliver the […]