US Army Falsely Adjusted Its Spending By Trillions Of Dollars
The Pentagon's inspector general caught major errors in U.S. Army accounting.By Zach Toombs | August 19, 2016
Just how bad are the U.S. Army's accounting problems? Well, it tried to make its books seem balanced and had to fudge the numbers by trillions of dollars — yes, trillions with a "T."
The Pentagon's inspector general caught the Army making $2.8 trillion in false adjustments just in one quarter of 2015. For the whole year, the Army falsely adjusted by $6.5 trillion — without any receipts to back them up.