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Report released on fraud in defense contracting(10 images)

The Commission on Wartime Contracting, set up by the U.S. Senate in 2007, released their report on fraud in defense contracting titled, "Transforming Wartime Contracting". The commission found the U.S. government wasted more than $30 billion in contracts and grants awarded to private contracts working in Iraq and Afghanistan in the past 10 years.

The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan released their report on fraud in defense contracting titled "Transforming Wartime Contracting" is seen in Washington on August 31, 2011. The commission found the U.S. government wasted more than $30 billion in contracts and grants awarded to private contracts working in Iraq and Afghanistan in the past 10 years.
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Sen. Jim Webb (R-VA) speaks at a press conference where The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan released their report on waste and fraud in contracting in Washington on August 31, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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Michael Thibault, Co-Chair of the The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan, speaks on their report outlining waste and fraud in defense contracting in Washington on August 31, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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Christopher Shays, Co-Chair of the The Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan, speaks on their report outlining waste and fraud in defense contracting in Washington on August 31, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
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