Daily Archives: November 16, 2012

Americans unaware of contractors’ service in war zones, aftermath

[Translate] The US Report August 18, 2012 Saturday 4:48 PM EST Americans unaware of contractors’ service in war zones, aftermath BYLINE: Kay B. Day, Editor By Kerry Patton This week we learned about continuing atrocities unfolding in Afghanistan as more … Continue reading

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CP Exclusive: Foreign Affairs broke rules on Afghan, Pakistan embassy contracts

[Translate] CP Exclusive: Foreign Affairs broke rules on Afghan, Pakistan embassy contracts By Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press October 22, 2012 OTTAWA – The Foreign Affairs Department broke government rules by handing two sole-sourced security contracts, worth $15 million, to … Continue reading

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G4S’s Olympics Punishment Could Be a Buying Opportunity

[Translate] G4S’s Olympics Punishment Could Be a Buying Opportunity By Tony Reading November 14, 2012 LONDON — We might not know whether the Olympics legacy has been economically beneficial for the country, but there is one company that is definitely … Continue reading

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Third Olympics director to leave G4S

[Translate] November 13, 2012 8:03 pm Third Olympics director to leave G4S By Gill Plimmer G4S has lost a third director in the wake of the Olympics security fiasco, as its failure to fulfil the high-profile contract continues to send … Continue reading

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G4S worker charged with SECC murder

[Translate] G4S worker charged with SECC murder Victoria Weldon Reporter A G4S security guard has appeared in court charged with murdering a Thai woman at a conference in Glasgow. Clive Carter, 34, is accused of murdering 42-year-old Khanokporn Satjawat on … Continue reading

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G4S fights back from Olympics fiasco with faster growth

[Translate] UPDATE 2-G4S fights back from Olympics fiasco with faster growth By Neil Maidment LONDON, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Security firm G4S, whose reputation was tarnished earlier this year by its failure to provide enough guards for the London Olympic … Continue reading

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A Very Quick Look at G4S’s Earnings

[Translate] A Very Quick Look at G4S’s Earnings By Stuart J Watson November 12, 2012 LONDON — Right now I’m trawling through the FTSE 100 and double-checking for blue chips that may be flattering their profits. You see, many companies … Continue reading

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Copeland cause of death released

[Translate] Copeland cause of death released COLBERT, OK-After five months of waiting, a Colbert family finally learns their loved one’s cause of death. Michael David Copeland was doing contract work in Iraq when he was found dead in his room … Continue reading

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KBR Says FCA Suit Over Iraq Electrical Work Lacks Specifics

[Translate] KBR Says FCA Suit Over Iraq Electrical Work Lacks Specifics By Max Stendahl Law360, New York (November 07, 2012, 1:56 PM ET) — KBR Inc. pressed a Virginia federal judge Monday to dismiss a False Claims Act suit by … Continue reading

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While we wait for a KBR verdict….

[Translate] While we wait for a KBR verdict…. Published: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 8:37 AM     Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012, 1:41 PM By Mike Francis, The Oregonian The Associated Press One of the soldiers’ attorneys is Portland’s David Sugerman, … Continue reading

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