Greg Kutz

  • GAO shines a light on a very dark place

    GAO’s Greg Kutz led a wide ranging investigation that prompted congressional and federal action to protect vulnerable children in residential programs and schools from neglect and physical abuse by their teachers and caregivers. We talk with the Sammie nominee about his work.

  • SBA to name new HUBZone director

    Grande Lum will lead a program that has been plagued by fraud and abuse. GAO successfully received HUBZone certifications for three bogus firms in sting operation. SBA administrator promises more oversight of the program.

  • State hopes technology will better secure passport process

    GAO found significant success in obtaining passports using fraudulent documents in the second investigation in two years. While State is implementing facial recognition technology to close the existing gaps, lawmakers are introducing new legislation to give the agency more security capabilities.

  • US Passports still vulnerable to fraud

    Posing as someone else and using fake birth certificates and driver’s licenses to get a U.S. passport can still work. For the second time in two years, the GAO has found holes in the country’s security by deliberately using fraudulent material to obtain passports. But the hole has gotten smaller. GAO’s Greg Kutz joins us with details.

  • How GAO identified tax-deliquent stimulus contractors

    Greg Kutz, the Managing Director of GAO’s Forensic Audits and Special Investigations team, explained how contractors were evaluated for the report.

  • GAO tracking workers’ compensation fraud

    If you’ve seen evidence of workers’ compensation fraud, the Government Accountability Office wants to know about it. Greg Kutz, director of GAO’s Forensic Audits and Investigative Service on the effort.

  • GAO: More data sharing needed in federal workers comp oversight

    Greg Kutz is director of Forensic Audits and Investigations at the Government Accountability Office.

  • Federal Drive Interviews — Feb. 1, 2013

    Sharon Roth of the Merit Systems Protection Board discusses a new survey on federal management. Lt. Cmdr. Jean Marie Sullivan of the Navy Office of Women’s Policy talks about the new DoD decision to open up combat jobs to women. Greg Kutz, a senior audit executive with the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Audit, talks about a new report his agency released. Keith Lucas, vice president for AFGE Council 228, discusses a new contract his union signed with the Small Business Administration.

  • Federal Drive Interviews — Feb. 13, 2013

    Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) talks about his plans as the new chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. Greg Kutz of TIGTA discusses new progress being made by the IRS in recruitment and hiring. Jennifer Martinez, staff writer at The Hill newspaper, discusses the new Executive Order on cybersecurity. Don Kettl of the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy offers insight on the State of the Union speech.

  • Greg Kutz, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration

    By not following agency protocols, the IRS put more than a million taxpayers at risk for fraud and identity theft. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration discovered security lapses during a routine compliance check. It found contractors didn’t have the required background investigations before handling Sensitive But Unclassified Information. Assistant Inspector General, Greg Kutz, joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive to discuss the audit and how he thinks IRS should fix the situation.