Problem

Unreported government spending

Other Names:
Underreported government spending
Financial cover-up
Secret government agency agreements
Secret government deals
Nature:

Government agencies routinely underreport levels of spending in areas which their governments do not wish to publicly support.

Incidence:

The American Army reported its use of private contractors in 1983, including management reviews, technical assistance, special studies and management and support services, at US$23,000, while the Pentagon's Inspector General said the army spent US$2,700,000 on them.

Related Problems:
Underreported issues
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
09.03.2022 – 17:36 CET