Daily Archives: December 22, 2014

Who Was Alan Gross Working For?

[Translate] December 22, 2014 Our Man in Havana Who Was Alan Gross Working For? by CARMELO RUIZ-MARRERO Alan P. Gross, an American arrested in Cuba in 2009 for smuggling broadband satellite communications equipment, made world headlines on December 2014 when … Continue reading

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Pond security picks up another contract as GAO dismisses protest

[Translate] Pond security picks up another contract as GAO dismisses protest A Pond Security Service van sits in a parking lot at Kleber Kaserne in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The company, started by a U.S. Army veteran, currently provides security at all … Continue reading

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Global Integrated Security (USA) Inc.

[Translate] Global Integrated Security (USA) Inc. B-408916.3,B-408916.4,B-408916.5: Dec 18, 2014 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 15 pages) Additional Materials: Full Report: View Decision (PDF, 15 pages) Contact: Ralph O. White (202) 512-8278 WhiteRO@gao.gov Office of Public Affairs (202) 512-4800 youngc1@gao.gov Global … Continue reading

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Expect More Of The Same DCAA Problems In 2015

[Translate] Expect More Of The Same DCAA Problems In 2015 Law360, New York (December 16, 2014, 10:00 AM ET) — Dave Nadler Fiscal year 2014 appears on track to be another challengingLaw360, New York (December 16, 2014, 10:00 AM ET) … Continue reading

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Changing of the guard

[Translate] Changing of the guard By shays01 on December 20, 2014 at 11:54 AM, updated December 22, 2014 at 1:56 PM Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA), incoming chairman of the House Intelligence Committee when the House reconvenes in January, has just … Continue reading

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KBR Escapes Whistleblower’s Iraq Billing Suit

[Translate] KBR Escapes Whistleblower’s Iraq Billing Suit By Rebecca McCray Law360, New York (December 10, 2014, 5:57 PM ET) — A D.C. federal judge granted KBR Inc.’s motion for reconsideration and summary judgment on Wednesday when he dismissed an employee … Continue reading

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Nonprofit contracting official indicted on bribery charges

[Translate]   Nonprofit contracting official indicted on bribery charges By Scott Higham December 22 at 6:00 AM Follow @ScottHigham1 (Scott Eells/Bloomberg) The former chief of contracts for International Relief & Development (IRD) in Arlington Va., one of the largest non-governmental … Continue reading

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The Operators of America’s Largest Immigrant Detention Center Have A History of Inmate Abuse

[Translate] The Operators of America’s Largest Immigrant Detention Center Have A History of Inmate Abuse By Taylor Wofford 12/20/14 at 4:50 PM Two young girls watch a World Cup soccer match on a television from their holding area where hundreds … Continue reading

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Federal Subcontracting: Further Actions Needed to Improve Oversight of Pass-through Contracts

[Translate] Federal Subcontracting: Further Actions Needed to Improve Oversight of Pass-through Contracts GAO-15-200: Published: Dec 22, 2014. Publicly Released: Dec 22, 2014. Highlights Recommendations View Report (PDF, 31 pages)

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The Fed Page Gross case illustrates agency’s use of workers for secret Cuban projects

[Translate] The Fed Page Gross case illustrates agency’s use of workers for secret Cuban projects After arriving in Maryland on Dec. 17, 2014, Alan Gross speaks to family and friends who were awaiting his return from five years of captivity … Continue reading

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