Category Archives: Contracts

Former Employee of a U.S. Construction Company Working in Afghanistan Pleads Guilty to Receiving Illegal Kickback

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Former Employee of a U.S. Construction Company Working in Afghanistan Pleads Guilty to Receiving Illegal Kickback A former project manager of a U.S. construction company working … Continue reading

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Factors DOD Considers When Choosing Best Value Processes Are Consistent with Guidance for Selected Acquisitions

Factors DOD Considers When Choosing Best Value Processes Are Consistent with Guidance for Selected Acquisitions GAO-14-584: Published: Jul 30, 2014. Publicly Released: Jul 30, 2014. Highlights View Report (PDF, 35 pages)

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USIS under fire over latest government contract

USIS under fire over latest government contract Lawmakers want Jeh Johnson to explain how USIS got the contract. | John Shinkle/POLITICO By BYRON TAU | 7/29/14 10:22 PM EDT The company that conducted background checks on both NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and … Continue reading

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Serco Awarded $22.7 Million Contract to Support Deployable Medical Systems

Serco Awarded $22.7 Million Contract to Support Deployable Medical Systems Posted on: 28 Jul 14 PR Newswire RESTON Va. July 28 2014 RESTON Va. July 28 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Serco Inc. a provider of professional technology and management services announced the … Continue reading

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G4S and Serco woes help outsourcing firm Capita post sharp rise in revenue

G4S and Serco woes help outsourcing firm Capita post sharp rise in revenue As scandals engulf rivals the London-listed firm has secured lucrative contracts, boosting revenue by £300m Jennifer Rankin The Guardian, Wednesday 23 July 2014 08.26 EDT Capita’s revenues … Continue reading

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Europe Hurriedly Seeking UAV for Eyes Over Ukraine

Europe Hurriedly Seeking UAV for Eyes Over Ukraine by Bryant Jordan on July 23, 2014 Europe is in a hurry to pick up an unarmed drone for use over Ukraine, where a separatist group this month shot down a commercial … Continue reading

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DynCorp Hit With $9M Suit Over Afghan Base Subcontract

DynCorp Hit With $9M Suit Over Afghan Base Subcontract Share us on: By David Siegel Law360, New York (July 24, 2014, 1:23 PM ET) — Defense contractor DynCorp International LLC was hit with a breach of contract suit Wednesday in … Continue reading

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Another Whistleblower Speaks Out: Air Force Contract Fraud

Another Whistleblower Speaks Out: Air Force Contract Fraud July 18, 2014   Looking for a new hero? Meet former Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Tim Ferner, who exposed millions in U.S. government contract fraud, and paid the price for his patriotism. … Continue reading

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SIGAR review of USAID’s cancelled Afghanistan reconstruction contracts

SIGAR published a review of USAID’s cancelled Afghanistan reconstruction contracts since 2008.  The review shows that over $237 million has been disbursed for these contracts and that USAID’s termination of some contracts seems to relate to inefficient or ineffective pre-award … Continue reading

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Coburn calls hiring of embattled background check firm ‘troubling’

Coburn calls hiring of embattled background check firm ‘troubling’   U.S. Accuses Security Background Check Firm Of… The Justice Department on Wednesday accused the government’s largest private security background check contractor of defrauding the country of millions of dollars by … Continue reading

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