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After $18M, US Halts Work on Half-Renovated Prison in Afghanistan

SIGAR Charles S. Clark Government Executive  October 28, 2014 After $18M, US Halts Work on Half-Renovated Prison in Afghanistan Afghanistan Inspector General A five-year-old State Department effort to upgrade Afghanistan’s largest prison has been halted with only half the contracted work … Continue reading

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Profiting from intelligence community failure

Published: October 27, 2014 5:20 a.m. Profiting from intelligence community failure Associated Press WASHINGTON – The Army’s troubled $5 billion intelligence fusion network has been a source of lucrative contracts for companies whose employees once worked for the Army, but … Continue reading

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$18.5 Million Prison Renovation Remains Incomplete

Today, SIGAR released an inspection of the Pol-i-Charkhi Prison, Afghanistan’s largest correctional facility. The report notes: –More than 5 years after renovation began, Pol-i-Charkhi prison has not been completed, and the contract with Al-Watan Construction Company (AWCC) has been terminated. … Continue reading

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G4S and Serco pay out £100,000 in youth restraint claims

G4S and Serco pay out £100,000 in youth restraint claims Fourteen say unlawful measures used on them as children, with cases coming to light after deaths of two teenagers Eric Allison and Simon Hattenstone The Guardian, Friday 24 October 2014 … Continue reading

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Former Army Contracting Official Sentenced to Four Years in Prison in Bribery and Kickback Scheme Defendant Accepted More Than $490,000 in Benefits from Companies he Helped Win Favorable Treatment and Government Contracts

Former Army Contracting Official Sentenced to Four Years in Prison in Bribery and Kickback Scheme Defendant Accepted More Than $490,000 in Benefits from Companies he Helped Win Favorable Treatment and Government Contracts U.S. Attorney’s Office October 24, 2014 District of … Continue reading

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

KBR Hit With FCA Suit Over ‘Excess’ LOGCAP III Supplies Share us on: 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 … Continue reading

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Watchdog Suggests Review of Major Contractor

U.S. News: Watchdog Suggests Review of Major Contractor The Wall Street Journal By Dion Nissenbaum 21 October 2014 WASHINGTON — The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday made a rare recommendation that the Department of Homeland Security consider stripping a … Continue reading

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USIS suffers another blow as GAO rules for competitor in wake of fraud allegations

USIS suffers another blow as GAO rules for competitor in wake of fraud allegations By Christian Davenport October 20 at 7:43 PM Follow @_chrisdavenport USIS, the embattled major federal contractor, suffered another blow Monday after government lawyers determined that the … Continue reading

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G4S delays probe of prison after claims of torture

G4S delays probe of prison after claims of torture by Wyndham Hartley, 15 October 2014, 05:43 Picture: SUNDAY TIMES Related articles G4S rejects £1.6bn bid for cash solutions arm INTERNATIONAL security firm G4S is delaying finalisation of the investigation into … Continue reading

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Investigation Into Missing Iraqi Cash Ended in Lebanon Bunker

Investigation Into Missing Iraqi Cash Ended in Lebanon Bunker By JAMES RISENOCT. 12, 2014 Stuart W. Bowen Jr., left, a special inspector general who examined corruption and waste in Iraq. Credit Christoph Bangert for The New York Times WASHINGTON — … Continue reading

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