Pentagon's first-ever audit fails to find 'hidden pots of gold'

By Tony Bertuca / November 15, 2018 at 11:33 PM
Though the Defense Department failed to receive a “clean” opinion from auditors who examined more than $2.7 trillion in DOD assets, Pentagon officials say the historic undertaking has provided valuable information that will improve military readiness and cybersecurity. Pentagon Comptroller David Norquist told reporters the entire audit process has been subject to several “misconceptions,” one of which is that auditors would somehow locate “unspent pots of gold.” “The auditors did not find any hidden pots of gold in this audit,...

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