Daily Archives: August 13, 2013

Victims to report crime through Skype so police stations can be shut

[Translate] telegraph.co.uk August 9, 2013 Friday 4:05 PM GMT Victims to report crime through Skype so police stations can be shut; Police force that needs to make millions in savings may ask victims of crime to report incidents using the … Continue reading

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G4S could be put in charge of guarding MPs in bid to slash costs

[Translate] By Vincent Moss G4S could be put in charge of guarding MPs in bid to slash costs 11 Aug 2013 00:00 The drastic move is one option being considered before the Met Police’s five-year ­contract to protect Westminster ends … Continue reading

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‘Penny drops’ and G4S pulls out of electronic tagging contract bid

[Translate] ‘Penny drops’ and G4S pulls out of electronic tagging contract bid Both G4S and Serco were accused of overcharging the government by tens of millions of pounds By Derek du Preez | Computerworld UK | 09 August 13 G4S … Continue reading

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Spies For Hire: This Is How Much Of The Intelligence Industry Is Privatized

[Translate] Spies For Hire: This Is How Much Of The Intelligence Industry Is Privatized By Lisa Mahapatra on June 20 2013 9:18 AM The guy who blew the whistle on the National Security Agency’s PRISM project, Edward Snowden, didn’t actually … Continue reading

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Oregon veterans who won judgment against KBR may not join negotiations between contractor, government

[Translate] Oregon veterans who won judgment against KBR may not join negotiations between contractor, government By   Mike Francis, The Oregonian  on August 08, 2013 at  2:00 PM, updated August 08, 2013 at  2:14 PM A judge in the Washington, D.C.,-based … Continue reading

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Private prison opened with unfinished cells and no toilet paper

[Translate] The Times (London) August 12, 2013 Monday Edition 2; National Edition Private prison opened with unfinished cells and no toilet paper Richard Ford Pg. 14 Britain’s newest privately run Jail opened without lavatory paper for its inmates, according to … Continue reading

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US Watchdog Slams Afghanistan Aid Waste

[Translate] US Watchdog Slams Afghanistan Aid Waste                FILE – Inspector General John Sopko. Sharon Behn August 12, 2013 ISLAMABAD — A U.S. audit of billions of dollars it provided to rebuild war-ravaged Afghanistan shows many projects are plagued by poor … Continue reading

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British firm to guard EU diplomats in Beirut

[Translate] British firm to guard EU diplomats in Beirut 12.08.13 @ 09:28 BRUSSELS – The EU foreign service has hired British firm G4S to guard its diplomats in Lebanon, amid increasing sectarian violence. G4S van in London. The firm also … Continue reading

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CACI seeking payment from former Abu Ghraib prisoners

[Translate] Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 08/12/2013 CACI seeking payment from former Abu Ghraib prisoners By Marjorie Censer Weeks after winning dismissal of a case alleging that CACI International employees directed mistreatment of Abu Ghraib detainees, the company has asked … Continue reading

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