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3.20 Grant Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

Detection of Grant Fraud

You are encouraged to:

  • Be aware of common grant fraud schemes. This knowledge is the best way to reduce or even eliminate the risk of fraud.
  • Adopt effective fraud risk-management efforts within your organization, and encourage your subrecipients to do the same in order to prevent and detect fraud as early as possible.

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Detecting grant fraud schemes early allows you every chance of success with your award and ensures taxpayer dollars are used as efficiently and effectively as possible.