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On Tuesday, the ABA’s Antitrust and Public Contract Law Sections held a panel discussion with DOJ and other government enforcers to provide an update regarding the PCSF’s most recent activities. According to Mark Grundvig, Assistant Chief of Washington Criminal II at the U.S. Department of Justice, Antitrust Division and Marcus Mills, Special Agent of Major Fraud Investigations Division at the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General, in addition to broad outreach and training activities across the country, the PCSF has been focused on leveraging data analytics, for both case development (as it has been historically used), as well as to detect potential misconduct and determine where to focus their resources. As a result of these and other efforts, including a significant number of tips from complainants, the PCSF has recently opened several new grand jury investigations into public procurement collusion.

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