Daily Archives: June 9, 2015

U.S. contractors hurt in Bulgarian blast were testing arms for supply to Syrian opposition

[Translate] World | Tue Jun 9, 2015 1:00pm EDT U.S. contractors hurt in Bulgarian blast were testing arms for supply to Syrian opposition SOFIA Three U.S. government defense contractors caught in a blast at a Bulgarian military range were testing … Continue reading

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Moody’s assigns B3 rating to Constellis ‘ planned $450 million, five year notes

[Translate] Moody’s assigns B3 rating to Constellis ‘ planned $450 million, five year notes Moody’s Investors Service Press Release 6 May 2015 Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a B3 rating to the planned $450 million, five year second lien notes … Continue reading

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G4S Announcement About OECD UK NCP Final Statement on G4S ‘s Business Activities in Israel

[Translate] Press Release: G4S Announcement About OECD UK NCP Final Statement on G4S ‘s Business Activities in Israel Dow Jones Institutional News 9 June 2015 09:05 Final Statement by the UK National Contact Point for the OECD on G4S’s business … Continue reading

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FED:Ex-magistrate queries $1.2b Nauru spend

[Translate] FED:Ex-magistrate queries $1.2b Nauru spend Australian Associated Press General News 9 June 2015 DETENTION CANBERRA, June 9 AAP – A former Australian magistrate employed in Nauru can’t understand where $1.2 billion earmarked to run offshore detention centres on neighbouring … Continue reading

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United States Contracting Official Charged with Obstructing a Federal Audit

[Translate] United States Contracting Official Charged with Obstructing a Federal Audit (Source: US Department of Justice; issued June 2, 2015) BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Federal prosecutors today charged a civilian contract officer working with the U.S. Army Contracting Command at Redstone … Continue reading

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DOD TASK FORCE IN SIGAR ‘S CROSSHAIRS MAY HAVE BUILT USELESS GAS STATION

[Translate] DOD TASK FORCE IN SIGAR ‘S CROSSHAIRS MAY HAVE BUILT USELESS GAS STATION Inside the Pentagon 4 June 2015 The Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction is appealing directly to Defense Secretary Ash Carter in an investigation of a … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart Not Wrong About U.S. Waste in Afghanistan

[Translate] Emac’s Bottom Line Jon Stewart Not Wrong About U.S. Waste in Afghanistan By Elizabeth MacDonald Published May 07, 2015 FOXBusiness  (Reuters) “If we are spending a trillion dollars to rebuild Afghanistan’s schools, we can’t, you know, put a little … Continue reading

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Private Letters Undermine DoD Explanation on Accountability for ‘Unneeded’ Facility

[Translate] Private Letters Undermine DoD Explanation on Accountability for ‘Unneeded’ Facility CQ News 20 May 2015 * Private Letters Undermine DoD Explanation on Accountability for ‘Unneeded’ Facility * Leading lawmakers raged Wednesday about allegations that Defense Department officials built an … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling That Limits When A False Claims Act Case May Be Filed

[Translate] The Supreme Court Issues Landmark Ruling That Limits When A False Claims Act Case May Be Filed Mondaq Business Briefing By David M Nadler 8 June 2015 Last week the U.S. Supreme Court answered two critical questions regarding when … Continue reading

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KBR Files Sanctions Motion Against Feds

[Translate] KBR Files Sanctions Motion Against Feds Texas Lawyer By BY MIRIAM ROZEN mrozen@alm.com | @miriamrozen 8 June 2015 Kellogg Brown & Root filed a motion for sanctions against the federal government, one month before the Houston-based megacontractor expects to … Continue reading

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