Category Archives: Fraud/Waste/Abuse

Hidden Menace

Briefing / July 12, 2016 Hidden Menace How secret company owners are putting troops at risk and harming American taxpayers Tweet Share Corruption & Money Laundering Anonymous Companies Afghanistan DONATE Since the financial crisis and release of the Panama Papers, … Continue reading

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

Iraq war contractor accused of inflating costs – but still holds Pentagon contract

Iraq war contractor accused of inflating costs – but still holds Pentagon contract DynCorp, which held a contract with the US state department for training Iraqi police, is accused of defrauding the public by knowingly overbilling Iraqi police officers protecting … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Iraq, Legal | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

United States Files Suit against DynCorp International Alleging Submission of False Claims under State Department Contract

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 19, 2016 United States Files Suit against DynCorp International Alleging Submission of False Claims under State Department Contract The United States filed a False Claims Act complaint against … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Iraq, Legal | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Cockerham v. Willis

Cockerham v. Willis

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

Talk about unexpected irony!

Talk about unexpected irony! Of all the places one would least expect to find something useful regarding the need to do proper oversight of the private military contracting  industry there is this bit in the Republican Party Platform 2016: Building … Continue reading

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

How a modest contract for ‘applied research’ morphed into the CIA’s brutal interrogation program

How a modest contract for ‘applied research’ morphed into the CIA’s brutal interrogation program By Greg Miller July 13 A man walks across the seal of the Central Intelligence Agency at the lobby of the Original Headquarters Building at the … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Contracts, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Intelligence | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Iraq PM orders removal of British-made fake bomb detectors

Iraq PM orders removal of British-made fake bomb detectors After hundreds killed by Isis car bomb, Haidar al-Abadi orders corruption inquiry into James McCormick handheld wands The scene of the car bomb attack in the Karrada-Dakhil district of southern Baghdad, … Continue reading

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

Fat Leonard and the Need for Whistleblower Protection

Fat Leonard and the Need for Whistleblower Protection By: Dan Grazier & Elizabeth “Liz” Hempowicz | June 28, 2016 “Our behavior, as an organization and as individuals, must signal our commitment to the values we so often proclaim. As senior leaders, our … Continue reading

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

Fat Leonard and the Need for Whistleblower Protection

Fat Leonard and the Need for Whistleblower Protection By: Dan Grazier & Elizabeth “Liz” Hempowicz | June 28, 2016 AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook109Share to TwitterShare to PinterestShare to LinkedIn2More AddThis Share options7 “Our behavior, as an organization and as individuals, … Continue reading

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

‘He Was a Crook, But He Was Our Crook’

‘He Was a Crook, But He Was Our Crook’ Christopher P. Cavas, Defense News 5:04 p.m. EDT June 27, 2016 How Fat Leonard hurt – and helped – the US Navy (Photo: MC3 Kenneth Abbate/US Navy) 651 CONNECTTWEET 316 LINKEDIN … Continue reading

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