Pentagon Credit Cards

The Government Accounting Office is blowing a whistle on military credit card spending — reporting Defense Department employees have rung up $9 billion in credit card debt. The report also details the more than 500 cases of fraud involving purchases with military credit cards. Robert Siegel talks with John Solomon, assistant chief of the Associated Press Washington Bureau, about the story.



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