Category Archives: Fraud/Waste/Abuse

How a Malaysian Playboy Controlled the Most Powerful Naval Force on the Planet

Matthew Gault on Apr 13   How a Malaysian Playboy Controlled the Most Powerful Naval Force on the Planet Fat Leonard’s hookers and cash seduced the U.S. Seventh Fleet … and soaked taxpayers for millions by MATTHEW GAULT It was the … Continue reading

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Lawmaker Says USIS May Have Shortchanged Cybersecurity before Hack of 27,000 Employee Records

Lawmaker Says USIS May Have Shortchanged Cybersecurity before Hack of 27,000 Employee Records Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. // Cliff Owen/AP By Aliya Sternstein 9:43 AM ET 2 Comments Government background checker USIS blocked U.S. officials from fully probing the hack … Continue reading

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On Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, New Report Shows Corporate Role In Israeli Torture

On Palestinian Prisoners’ Day, New Report Shows Corporate Role In Israeli Torture As Israel cracks down on protests, Palestinians call for international support to thousands of political prisoners and researchers release a new report detailing corporate complicity in the Israeli … Continue reading

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Audit Finds $135 Million in Unsupported Costs for Jorge Scientific Contract

Audit Finds $135 Million in Unsupported Costs for Jorge Scientific Contract Today, SIGAR released a financial audit of $175.8 million in expenditures for the Department of the Army’s Legacy East Project. The prime contractor for this project was Jorge Scientific … Continue reading

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Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Major Fraud in Provision of Supplies to U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Major Fraud in Provision of Supplies to U.S. Troops in Afghanistan ForeignAffairs.co.nz 8 December 2014 MIL OSI – Source: United States Department of Justice – Press Release/Statement: Headline: Defense Contractor Pleads Guilty to Major Fraud … Continue reading

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Former U.S. Army Colonel Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements and Conflict of Interest in Connection with Helicopter Procurement Contracts

Former U.S. Army Colonel Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements and Conflict of Interest in Connection with Helicopter Procurement Contracts   U.S. Attorney’s Office April 20, 2015 Northern District of Alabama (205) 244-2001 TUSCALOOSA—A former colonel in the U.S. Army … Continue reading

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The Men in the Middle

The Men in the Middle Anjali Kamat ▪ Spring 2015 “Crowd of Workers.” Sketch courtesy of Molly Crabapple.* P. Marusamy had just turned twenty-nine when I met him and his friends in early 2014 at a roadside tea shop in … Continue reading

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A Singular Conviction Amid the Debate on Torture and Terrorism

 U.S. A Singular Conviction Amid the Debate on Torture and Terrorism APRIL 19, 2015 Video   Anatomy of an Interrogation The story of the first and only CIA contractor to be convicted in a torture-related case after an interrogation. By … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy Officer Pleads Guilty to Selling Classified Ship Schedules as Part of Expanding Navy Bribery Probe

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, April 15, 2015 U.S. Navy Officer Pleads Guilty to Selling Classified Ship Schedules as Part of Expanding Navy Bribery Probe A lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy pleaded guilty … Continue reading

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Manus guard sacked for reportedly assaulting handcuffed asylum seekers

Australia news Manus guard sacked for reportedly assaulting handcuffed asylum seekers The Guardian By Ben Doherty 17 March 2015 23:58 A detention centre guard has been fired by Australian government subcontractor Wilson Security after a series of formal complaints A … Continue reading

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