Category Archives: Iraq

KBR Hit With FCA Suit Over ‘Excess’ LOGCAP III Supplies

KBR Hit With FCA Suit Over ‘Excess’ LOGCAP III Supplies By Linda Chiem Law360, New York (October 10, 2014, 7:07 PM ET) — Defense contracting giant KBR Inc. has been accused of buying hundreds of millions of dollars of excessive … Continue reading

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Contractor CEO Pleads Guilty to 20-Year Fraud of USAID

Contractor CEO Pleads Guilty to 20-Year Fraud of USAID By Charles S. Clark 12:47 PM ET November 25, 2014 Andrey_Popov / Shutterstock.com A former CEO of a New Jersey-based construction contractor has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the federal … Continue reading

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Photo essay: The burn pits of Iraq and Afghanistan

Photo essay: The burn pits of Iraq and Afghanistan BY Dan Sagalyn  November 17, 2014 at 6:05 PM EST During most of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the military and its contractors disposed of garbage and everything else it … Continue reading

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In notorious KBR whistleblower case, client privilege is again at issue

 Analysis & Opinion | Alison Frankel In notorious KBR whistleblower case, client privilege is again at issue By Alison Frankel December 8, 2014 (Reuters) – Ten years ago, the government contractor KBR began an internal investigation of allegations that it … Continue reading

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KBR Casts Doubt On Dying Man’s Plea Deal As Evidence

KBR Casts Doubt On Dying Man’s Plea Deal As Evidence By Khadijah M. Britton Law360, New York (December 05, 2014, 4:25 PM ET) — Kellogg Brown & Root Inc. on Thursday told a Texas federal court that the U.S. government … Continue reading

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U.S. Firm Taps Ex Operators to Fight ISIS

Dec 03, 2014 | 04:15 pm U.S. Firm Taps Ex Operators to Fight ISIS Ann Scott TysonContributor EXCLUSIVE: A North Carolina-based company is quietly enlisting veteran Special Forces operators–at up to $1,750 per day–to conduct military operations in Iraq. President … Continue reading

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Blackwater ex-boss offers to ‘take-on’ ISIS!

Blackwater ex-boss offers to ‘take-on’ ISIS! OBAMA WONT ‘PUT BOOTS ON THE GROUND’, SO . . . November 15, 2014, 5:30 pm by Selvam Canagaratna “They combine a mad love of country with an equally mad indifference to life, their … Continue reading

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KBR Compelled To Release Internal Reports Documenting Iraq War Contracting Fraud

KBR Compelled To Release Internal Reports Documenting Iraq War Contracting Fraud Washington – WEBWIRE – Monday, November 24, 2014 Washington, D.C. November 24, 2014. A U.S District Court judge has ordered defense contractor Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR), the massive … Continue reading

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War Contractors Ready for Middle East Battle: Private security firms could join the fight against Islamic extremists as Obama bars use of ground troops

War Contractors Ready for Middle East Battle Private security firms could join the fight against Islamic extremists as Obama bars use of ground troops CQ Weekly By Jennifer Koons, CQ Staff 24 November 2014 ** CQ WEEKLY ** * War … Continue reading

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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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