The Major Procurement Fraud Team (MPFU) conducts global investigations into fraud and corruption associated with the Army’s major acquisition and procurement.  This Fraud Awareness Brief will provide information about The Major Procurement Fraud Unit and global investigations into fraud and corruption impacting major Army acquisition and procurement programs in order to preserve combat readiness and Soldier safety.


The following objectives will be covered:

  • MPFU’s Mission

  • Special Agents w/ MPFU

  • CID Authority

  • MPFU Investigative Purview

  • What is Fraud?

  • What is Corruption?

  • Fraud Triangle

  • Fraud Statistics

  • Who Commits Fraud?

  • Areas Susceptible to Fraud

  • Red Flags 

    • Behavioral

    • Contract Performance

    • General Indicators

  • What is a “Qui Tam?”

    • False Claims Act

    • Qui Tam Relator

    • Qui Tam Procedures

  • MPFU Cases

  • Prevention / Reporting Frau

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

WHEN:            April 15, 2021

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

COST:              FREE!!!!!