Browsing All posts tagged under »procurement fraud«

Procuring the English Language? by Colin Cram

August 13, 2013

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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

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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. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23272708 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

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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 […]