OIG investigation in Mozambique finds embezzlement of funds by CCM Executive Secretary

15 Jan 2019
Inadequate oversight and lack of rules for handling expenses were contributing factors

In an investigation of Global Fund grants to Mozambique, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has found that the Executive Secretary of Mozambique’s Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) was responsible for non-compliant expenditures of $26,020 over the period of a year between 2016 and 2017, by claiming false expenses and vouchers. Of this, $22,593 was fraudulent.