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1. Yes, you and should contact the Navy to report this fraud. However, the best location to contact is the JAG office at the base where this service member serves. In the military, commanders are the individuals that initiate investigations and press charges. By reporting to the base JAG, you'll ensure that they (people like myself) contact this service member's commander and get the facts straight to the person that needs them. The Navy will initiate an investigation and take appropriate actions.
2. This is really less a question of military law than one of your own practice area. The fact that this involve the military though has no real effect on your course forward. You should certainly file the action and then subpoena the records concerning the Dependent Care payment. The military honors such requests in the same way any other entity holding financial information would.
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