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Procurement Fraud  // Posts tagged as "Procurement Fraud"

CPO News – October 6, 2017

Former Atlanta CPO Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy, Accepted Bribes In April, we brought you a story out of Atlanta concerning Adam Smith, the former Chief Procurement Officer who was terminated from his position after the FBI raided his office and home. His termination came amidst bribery and corruption allegations surrounding the city of Atlanta’s procurement operations. On...

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CPO News – February 9, 2016

Grahame Ball Joins Balfour Beatty as International Procurement Director In late January, Balfour Beatty, a UK-based construction and engineering firm focused on building infrastructure, hired Grahame Ball as its new International Procurement Director, according to Construction Enquirer. Ball will take over for Martin Chown who previously held the position. Prior to joining Balfour, Ball had been an Advisor...

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CPO News – February 19, 2015

US Air Force Suspends FedBid Following VA Procurement Scandal In late January, the United States Air Force announced that it has suspended business relationships with embattled reverse auction services provider, FedBid, and has moved to debar it from conducting future business with the Air Force. The announcement follows FedBid’s involvement in a procurement scandal at the Department...

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CPO News – January 29, 2015

Editor’s note: there was so much news emanating from the procurement and supply management world this month that we decided to run two editions of Chief Procurement Officer News. Enjoy! Rutgers University Students Win Top Prize at ISM Competition In late December, three undergraduate students from Rutgers University – Dwight Gonzales, Sheryll Moser, and Alexandra Preziosi – won...

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CPO News – December 19, 2014

Former Apple Global Supply Manager to Serve Jail Time for Procurement Fraud It has been a long time coming, but we can finally close the book on Paul Shin Devine, the Apple global supply manager arrested and indicted on 23 fraud, conspiracy, and corruption charges (read our initial coverage of the scandal/crime from 2010 Avoiding the Bad...

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CPO News – November 19, 2014

Welcome to November’s edition of CPO News. We’re covering a lot of ground this month, including announcements of Chief Procurement Officers taking the reigns at several companies, several up and coming procurement leaders being recognized for their contribution to procurement, and what some enterprises are doing to diversify their supplier base. We’re also following up...

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CPO News – July 28, 2014

Former Boeing Procurement Officer Pleads Guilty to Fraud Ten days ago, former Boeing procurement officer, Deon Anderson, 47 of St. Louis, MO, pled guilty to three counts of federal procurement fraud, including taking bribes in exchange for competitive information and setting a pricing scheme for that information. Between November 2009 and February 2013, Anderson conspired with...

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