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The US Army Criminal Investigation Division, Southwest Field Office (SWFO), Fort Bliss, TX ,  Economic Crime (EC) Team conducts investigations into fraud and corruption associated with the U.S. Army’s major acquisition and procurement.  This fraud awareness brief will provide information about the SWFO EC Team and its investigations into fraud and corruption impacting major Army acquisition and procurement programs to preserve combat readiness and Soldier safety.


The following objectives will be covered:

  • What is U.S. Army CID

  • CID Jurisdiction

  • Criminal, Civil, and Administrative remedies

  • Military Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act

  • Federal Acquisition Regulation

  • MPFFO Goals

  • What is Fraud

  • Fraud Triangle

  • Common Procurement Fraud Violations

  • What is a Qui Tam

  • False Claims Act

  • FAR Clause 52.203-13 ("the rule"), 48 CFR §52.203-13

  • Case Studies

  • How to report fraud

WHAT:             What is Fraud in Government Contracting?
                        Presented by the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Division

WHEN:            Tuesday, August 27, 2024

                        10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. MDT

WHERE:         Administrative Services Center, Building B, Room # B445

                       9050 Viscount Blvd. El Paso, Texas 79925

COST:             FREE

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