DoD wrongly reports $1.7B in stimulus spending

Tuesday - 3/29/2011, 3:47pm EDT

The Pentagon's inspector general says his department made big mistakes when it reported spending details on almost $1.7 billion in stimulus, Government Computer News reports.

The IG says the Defense Department didn't follow specific rules to make sure the information was correct

His report recommends DoD set up a quality assurance plan. He also says the department should set new policies for employees who carry out quality control.

DOD says it's already implementing the recommendations.

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