Category Archives: Fraud/Waste/Abuse

Private Attorneys General v. “War Profiteers”: Applying the False Claims Act to Security Contractors in Iraq

Private Attorneys General v. “War Profiteers”: Applying the False Claims Act to Security Contractors in Iraq Bryan Terry Abstract In order to provide context for the Custer Battles court’s opinion, Part II of this Note generally describes the FCA and … Continue reading

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US Renews Bid To Resolve KBR Kickback Suit

US Renews Bid To Resolve KBR Kickback Suit By Khadijah M. Britton Law360, New York (November 18, 2014, 2:17 PM ET) — The United States again asked for partial resolution of its claims in Texas federal court on Monday in … Continue reading

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Taxpayers charged for Afghan project months after KBR contract terminated

Taxpayers charged for Afghan project months after KBR contract terminated Internal military report details bitter feud between contractor, Pentagon auditors The Pentagon, across the Potomac River from Washington, is seen in this aerial view in March 2008. (Associated Press) ** … Continue reading

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Oversight of Contractors’ Use of Foreign Workers in High-Risk Environments Needs to Be Strengthened

Human Trafficking: Oversight of Contractors’ Use of Foreign Workers in High-Risk Environments Needs to Be Strengthened GAO-15-102: Published: Nov 18, 2014. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 2014. Highlights Recommendations View Report (PDF, 67 pages)

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Jimmy Mubenga death: plane passenger ‘saw him die’ after being restrained by G4S officers

Jimmy Mubenga death: plane passenger ‘saw him die’ after being restrained by G4S officers getsurrey.co.uk By Amani Hughes 18 November 2014 10:52 © 2014 Trinity Mirror A security guard from Horley is one of three men standing trial for the … Continue reading

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Prosecutors troubled by extent of military fraud

Nov 17, 4:11 AM EST Prosecutors troubled by extent of military fraud By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais WASHINGTON (AP) — Fabian Barrera found a way to make fast cash in the Texas National Guard, earning roughly … Continue reading

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The American Government Is Funding Human Trafficking: The ugly business of how military contractors find their workers

The American Government Is Funding Human Trafficking The ugly business of how military contractors find their workers November 14, 2014 By Jessica Schulberg @jessicaschulb In September 2012, President Obama issued an executive order asserting a zero tolerance policy for government … Continue reading

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Serco chastened by costly lesson in outsourcing risk

Serco chastened by costly lesson in outsourcing risk By Neil Maidment LONDON Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:38am GMT A Serco flag is seen flying alongside a Union flag outside Doncaster Prison in northern England in this December 13, 2011 file … Continue reading

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Nauru detention firm stands by its staff

Nauru detention firm stands by its staff Reported by AAP Wednesday, November 5, 2014 Transfield Services The company behind an asylum seeker detention centre on Nauru is standing by its staff, amid allegations of abuse and sexual misconduct. The federal … Continue reading

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Manus Island asylum seekers allegedly tortured, threatened with rape by guards in secret compound over Reza Barati death

Manus Island asylum seekers allegedly tortured, threatened with rape by guards in secret compound over Reza Barati death PM By Mandie Sami Updated 4 Nov 2014, 8:52pmTue 4 Nov 2014, 8:52pm Photo: An asylum seeker says he and another detainee … Continue reading

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