Government Purchase Cards: Little Evidence of Potential Fraud Found in Small Purchases, but Documentation Issues ExistView full audit
GAO examined what actions GSA and OMB have taken since 2008 to enhance program controls over micro-purchases and whether weaknesses exist in the approval process for them and, if so, whether there were indicators of improper or potentially fraudulent purchases.
It was recommended that GSA:
- Reemphasize OMB guidance to obtain and retain complete documentation of micro-purchases.
- Require cardholders to document purchase request and preapproval for self generated purchases.