Category Archives: Fraud/Waste/Abuse

The black hole of US government contracting

The black hole of US government contracting Exclusive 28 July, by Danielle Marie Mackey In January 2008, a 24-year-old Green Beret from Pennsylvania, Ryan Maseth, was electrocuted and killed while showering at Radwaniyah US base in Iraq. The cause, his … Continue reading

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Iraq Extradites Fugitive Defense Contractor to U.S. to Face Fraud Charges

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 28, 2014 Iraq Extradites Fugitive Defense Contractor to U.S. to Face Fraud Charges A Las Vegas-based former Department of Defense contractor has been extradited from Iraq to the … 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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KBR Whistleblower Calls Forced Arbitration ‘Unconscionable’

KBR Whistleblower Calls Forced Arbitration ‘Unconscionable’ Share us on: Twitter Facebook LinkedIn By David McAfee Law360, Los Angeles (June 13, 2014, 6:08 PM ET) — A whistleblower accusing KBR Inc. of filing false claims while working on a massive logistical … Continue reading

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C-27A Shining Example of the Billions Wasted in Afghanistan

C-27A Shining Example of the Billions Wasted in Afghanistan July 2, 2014 A C-27A Spartan aircraft belonging to the Afghan National Army Air Force. With the recent collapse of the Iraqi state and its armed forces, the American taxpayer might correctly question … Continue reading

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Halliburton Overbilling Case Faces Review by High Court

Halliburton Overbilling Case Faces Review by High Court By BARBARA LEONARD WASHINGTON (CN) – Accused of billing for bogus services at U.S. military bases in Iraq during wartime, Halliburton and KBR persuaded the Supreme Court on Tuesday to review the … Continue reading

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British army veteran who served in Bosnia and Northern Ireland extradited to America to face fraud charges over Iraq security firm

British army veteran who served in Bosnia and Northern Ireland extradited to America to face fraud charges over Iraq security firm  David McIntyre, 43, is being ‘hauled in shackles’ to Washington today He’s accused of over charging a U.S. firm £66,000 … Continue reading

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Retired Navy officer pleads guilty in bribery scandal

Retired Navy officer pleads guilty in bribery scandal By Craig Whitlock July 3 at 8:10 PM Follow @craigmwhitlock A retired U.S. Navy officer pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges of arranging kickbacks on behalf of an Asian defense contractor, marking … Continue reading

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KBR, Halliburton Get Court Review in Iraq Billing Case

KBR, Halliburton Get Court Review in Iraq Billing Case By Greg Stohr Jul 1, 2014 10:50 AM ET The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review a lawsuit accusing KBR Inc. (KBR) and Halliburton Co. (HAL) of overbilling the federal government … Continue reading

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Sen. McCaskill investigates troubled power plant in Afghanistan

Sen. McCaskill investigates troubled power plant in Afghanistan By Lindsay Wise McClatchy Washington BureauJuly 1, 2014 August 5, 2009: President Hamid Karzai opened the first 35MW block of a 100 MW diesel power plant in Kabul, significantly expanding power to … Continue reading

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