Category Archives: State Department

Saya Defense Services awarded sub-contract

[Translate] Saya Defense Services awarded sub-contract Press release Oct 10, 2017 William Wassink, chief executive officer of Saya Defense Services, Inc. of Abilene, announced Oct. 3 that the company has been awarded a sub-contract as part of an Africa Peacekeeping … Continue reading

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Whistleblower in @StateDept “CIVPOL” Contract Gets $875K in False Claims Act Settlement

[Translate] Whistleblower in @StateDept “CIVPOL” Contract Gets $875K in False Claims Act Settlement September 25, 2017 By domani spero in Contractors, Court Cases, Security, State Department, U.S. Missions Tags: Afghanistan, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, CIVPOL contract, False Claims Act, Haiti, Lebanon, … Continue reading

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Olgoonik Global Security, LLC

[Translate] Olgoonik Global Security, LLC B-414762,B-414762.2: Sep 8, 2017 Summary View Decision DOCUMENT FOR PUBLIC RELEASE The decision issued on the date below was subject to a GAO Protective Order. This redacted version has been approved for public release.

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Former staffer with U.S. contractor pleads guilty in State Department scam

[Translate] Former staffer with U.S. contractor pleads guilty in State Department scam The State Department overpaid to lease property in Iraq, thanks to a conspiratorial group of contractors. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images) By Rachel Weiner July 31 at 11:42 AM A … Continue reading

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That time when a real property lease in Iraq jumped from $124,000/mo to $665,000/mo

[Translate] That time when a real property lease in Iraq jumped from $124,000/mo to $665,000/mo July 3, 2017 By domani spero in Contractors, Court Cases, Govt Documents, Huh? News, Iraq, Oversight, Realities of the FS, State Department, U.S. Missions Tags: Anti-Kickback … Continue reading

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The Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis

[Translate] The Contractor: How I Landed in a Pakistani Prison and Ignited a Diplomatic Crisis Hardcover – June 27, 2017 by Raymond Davis (Author), Storms Reback A lot has been written about the time contractor Raymond Davis spent in a Pakistani … Continue reading

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DynCorp workers accused of bilking State Department out of millions in Iraq

[Translate] DynCorp workers accused of bilking State Department out of millions in Iraq The federal courthouse in Alexandria. (Gerald Martineau/The Washington Post) By Rachel Weiner June 13 Workers for government contractor DynCorp International conspired to bilk the State Department out … Continue reading

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US Embassy Kabul: 9 Afghan Guards Killed, 11 American Contractors Wounded

[Translate] US Embassy Kabul: 9 Afghan Guards Killed, 11 American Contractors Wounded June 1, 2017 By domani spero in Americans Abroad, Contractors, Realities of the FS, Security, State Department, U.S. Missions Tags: Afghanistan, Casualties, contractors-wounded, local guards-killed, suicide truck bomb, US … Continue reading

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Officials Fire Employees at Kabul U.S. Embassy for Drug Dealing

[Translate] Officials Fire Employees at Kabul U.S. Embassy for Drug Dealing Posted by Mary Chastain    Friday, March 31, 2017 at 3:00pm Afghanistan supplies the majority of the world’s heroin. American officials have fired numerous employees at the U.S. Embassy … Continue reading

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State Dept. Officer Clears AAR Airlift In Counternarcotics Row

[Translate] State Dept. Officer Clears AAR Airlift In Counternarcotics Row

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