News Stories

May 18, 2021

Six Individuals Sentenced for Roles in Healthcare Fraud Involving Northern Virginia Pharmacies

DCAA auditor Andy Hale and Supervisory Auditor Sandy Porter assisted in an investigation that resulted in sentencing of six individuals for healthcare fraud. On April 16, 2021, the last of six defendants were sentenced for participating in multiple health care fraud conspiracies involving fraudulent billings that resulted in nearly $8 million in

May 13, 2021

Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Launder $600K from DoD Bribery Scheme

DCAA auditors assisted in an investigation that led to a guilty plea. Liberty Gutierrez pleaded guilty to conspiring to launder the proceeds of a bribery scheme involving a former employee of the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC), and various defense contractors. According to the plea agreement, the NIWC employee solicited and accepted things

May 6, 2021

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Editor's Note: This article is part of the Asian America Pacific Islander Heritage Month series written by DCAA Employees.I am Sasa Jiang, a Senior Auditor in Maryland Branch Office, Redondo Beach Sub-Office.  I was born in Taiwan and obtained my Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from National Cheng Kung University.  I came to the United States in

May 4, 2021

Changing Career Path to Become an Auditor

April 21, 2021

Professional Support Advisory Board Advocates for Administrative Professionals

DCAA’s Professional Support Advisory Board (PSAB) represents DCAA’s more than 200 professional support staff. The Board is established to assess and analyze potential career development avenues, submit work process improvements and modifications, submit proposals for change, and address training needs for the professional support workforce.Once a

April 12, 2021

Ms. Fodje Selected for Defense Senior Leader Development Program

Ms. Mercy Fodje, Customer Relations Branch Chief, Information Technology Division, has been selected to participate in DoD’s Defense Senior Leader Development Program (DSLDP). The two-year program consists of attendance of a senior service college and participation of leadership seminars. DSLDP develops senior civilian leaders with the enterprise

March 31, 2021

Voices of DCAA: Women Leaders – Be Yourself

Editor’s note: This is the final article in the Women’s History Month series featuring some of DCAA’s women leaders’ perspectives on leadership.DCAA’s Joni Youngberg and René Morgan are both Deputy Directors for a DCAA subordinate organization but had different paths to leadership. Yet as they rose through the ranks, they both concluded that they

March 29, 2021

Mr. Robert Landry Inducted into Senior Executive Service

Mr. Robert J. Landry was inducted into the Senior Executive Service and assumed duties as the Director for the General Dynamics Raytheon Technologies Corporate Audit Directorate (CAD) on March 15, 2021. Mr. Landry has over 30 years of defense contract audit experience and has held a variety of leadership positions in DCAA including first-line

March 24, 2021

Voices of DCAA: Women Leaders – Leading is both Rewarding and Challenging

Editor’s note: This article is part of the Women’s History Month series featuring some of DCAA’s women leaders’ perspectives on leadership.Leading and managing people is both rewarding and challenging, however, the rewards far outweigh the challenges therefore one should strive to be the top leader in your functional community.DCAA’s director of

March 23, 2021

DoD Contractor Settles Civil Case for $3.9 million

COLAS SA Djibouti SARL reached a civil settlement to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by selling substandard concrete used to construct U. S. Navy airfields in the Republic of Djibouti.In addition to the civil settlement, a separate Deferred Prosecution Agreement (DPA) with Colas Djibouti pursuant to which Colas Djibouti