Tag Archives: Fraud/Waste/Abuse

Dyncorp Sued for Overcharging Anti-Terrorism Program

Dyncorp Sued for Overcharging Anti-Terrorism Program   (Source: Project On Government Oversight; issued August 19, 2014) Last week, the public learned that DynCorp International was named in a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding the U.S. Army on a contract to … Continue reading

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Navy contractor pleads guilty in bribery case

Navy contractor pleads guilty in bribery case Aug. 12, 2014 – 06:56PM By Brock Vergakis The Associated Press NORFOLK, VA. — A former contractor for the Navy’s Military Sealift Command pleaded guilty Tuesday to accepting bribes from two companies who … Continue reading

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Quick, Sloppy and Expensive Background Checks

Quick, Sloppy and Expensive Background Checks NYT Blogs By FRANCIS X. CLINES 25 July 2014 Running security background checks on government job applicants has become a booming private industry in Washington’s war on terror. It’s such a busy sector that … Continue reading

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US citizen charged with bribing military contracting officials in Iraq extradited to Ohio

US citizen charged with bribing military contracting officials in Iraq extradited to Ohio By AMANDA LEE MYERS  Associated Press July 28, 2014 – 5:55 pm EDT CINCINNATI — A federal fugitive accused of bribing U.S. military contracting officials in Iraq has … Continue reading

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Former Employee of a U.S. Construction Company Working in Afghanistan Pleads Guilty to Receiving Illegal Kickback

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Former Employee of a U.S. Construction Company Working in Afghanistan Pleads Guilty to Receiving Illegal Kickback A former project manager of a U.S. construction company working … Continue reading

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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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