Daily Archives: September 8, 2015

URS Federal Services, Inc. – Reconsideration

[Translate] URS Federal Services, Inc. – Reconsideration B-410531.3: Aug 31, 2015 Summary View Decision View Decision (PDF, 4 pages) DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has … Continue reading

Posted in Contracts | Tagged | Leave a comment

A Slippery Slope for Drone Warfare?

[Translate] A Slippery Slope for Drone Warfare? The Pentagon’s plan to let contractors pilot reconnaissance missions could lead down a more deadly path. An Air Force pilot conducts a training flight at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., which oversees drone … Continue reading

Posted in Outsourcing/Privatization | Tagged | Leave a comment

SUBPART 225.3–CONTRACTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES

[Translate] SUBPART 225.3–CONTRACTS PERFORMED OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES (Revised August 26, 2015)  225.301 Contractor personnel in a designated operational area or supporting a diplomatic or consular mission outside the United States.  225.301-1 Scope.  225.301-4 Contract clause.  225.302 Contractors performing private … Continue reading

Posted in Contracts, Control | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Corruption, Fraud, Waste: Reflecting on the War in Afghanistan

[Translate] Corruption, Fraud, Waste: Reflecting on the War in Afghanistan Posted Sunday, September 6, 2015 – 4:33 pm Ed Targett   From our content partner, New America Media: Corruption, fraud, theft, waste. These four dull horsemen of the auditor’s apocalypse … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Fraud/Waste/Abuse | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Deal with us, not Serco, say Greater Manchester’s town hall leaders as they prepare for Syrian refugees

[Translate] Deal with us, not Serco, say Greater Manchester’s town hall leaders as they prepare for Syrian refugees 19:43, 4 September 2015 Updated 19:56, 4 September 2015 By Jennifer Williams , Todd Fitzgerald Sir Richard Leese has called on the … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, UK | Tagged , | Leave a comment

G4S loses contract to run Rainsbrook young offender facility

[Translate] G4S loses contract to run Rainsbrook young offender facility Secure training centre had been run by G4S for more than 16 years but was graded inadequate in May over degrading treatment of detainees G4S says its contract for Rainsbrook … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts, UK | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

G4S accused of ‘torturing inmates to death’ in South Africa

[Translate] G4S accused of ‘torturing inmates to death’ in South Africa Documents concerning deaths of inmates in South Africa’s Mangaung prison contain allegations that inmates were tortured before they died, while prison registered deaths as either natural causes or suicide … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, South Africa | Tagged , , | Leave a comment