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Unformatted text preview: 3. Why would an undercover operation be the most effective approach to investigation? This is a major fraud. The government awards millions, if not billions of dollars, annually to build, repair, and maintain its war arsenal. If this fraud is putting the sea worthiness of the U.S. fleet in jeopardy then an undercover operation to determine the scope and magnitude of the fraud is in order. In an undercover operation the government would most likely be able to catch the contractor in the act of defrauding it and be able to figure out how the contractor got away with it in the first place. This way, the government will be better prepared to handle similar situations in the future. Plus, gathering the evidence would better enable the government to prosecute the contractor to the fullest extent of the law....
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- Summer '10
- General contractor, undercover operation