Nancy Matsumoto wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Nancy is a freelance writer and editor specializing in the areas of sustainable agriculture, food, sake, and Japanese culture in the Americas. Her articles have appeared in Civil Eats, The Wall Street Journal, Saveur, Food and Wine, and NPR’s The Salt, among other publications. Headshot by Jennifer Rowsom.
The report noted that the DOD has been susceptible to multiple forms of fraud schemes, including fraudulent bid submissions, counterfeit parts, billing for work not performed, and disguising conflicts of interest.