Tag Archives: Fraud/Waste/Abuse

UN Found Corruption with in some of its Contractors in Somalia

UN Found Corruption with in some of its Contractors in Somalia Posted on November 13, 2014 by Warsame in Africa The United Nations fraud detection unit, otherwise known as the Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS) has recently been to … Continue reading

Posted in Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Somalia, United Nations | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Academic, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Iraq, Legal | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

US Renews Bid To Resolve KBR Kickback Suit

US Renews Bid To Resolve KBR Kickback Suit By Khadijah M. Britton Law360, New York (November 18, 2014, 2:17 PM ET) — The United States again asked for partial resolution of its claims in Texas federal court on Monday in … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Legal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Taxpayers charged for Afghan project months after KBR contract terminated

Taxpayers charged for Afghan project months after KBR contract terminated Internal military report details bitter feud between contractor, Pentagon auditors The Pentagon, across the Potomac River from Washington, is seen in this aerial view in March 2008. (Associated Press) ** … Continue reading

Posted in Afghanistan, Companies, Contracts, Fraud/Waste/Abuse | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Oversight of Contractors’ Use of Foreign Workers in High-Risk Environments Needs to Be Strengthened

Human Trafficking: Oversight of Contractors’ Use of Foreign Workers in High-Risk Environments Needs to Be Strengthened GAO-15-102: Published: Nov 18, 2014. Publicly Released: Nov 18, 2014. Highlights Recommendations View Report (PDF, 67 pages)

Posted in Control, Fraud/Waste/Abuse | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Jimmy Mubenga death: plane passenger ‘saw him die’ after being restrained by G4S officers

Jimmy Mubenga death: plane passenger ‘saw him die’ after being restrained by G4S officers getsurrey.co.uk By Amani Hughes 18 November 2014 10:52 © 2014 Trinity Mirror A security guard from Horley is one of three men standing trial for the … Continue reading

Posted in Casualties, Companies, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, UK | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Prosecutors troubled by extent of military fraud

Nov 17, 4:11 AM EST Prosecutors troubled by extent of military fraud By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais WASHINGTON (AP) — Fabian Barrera found a way to make fast cash in the Texas National Guard, earning roughly … Continue reading

Posted in Fraud/Waste/Abuse | Tagged | Leave a comment

The American Government Is Funding Human Trafficking: The ugly business of how military contractors find their workers

The American Government Is Funding Human Trafficking The ugly business of how military contractors find their workers November 14, 2014 By Jessica Schulberg @jessicaschulb In September 2012, President Obama issued an executive order asserting a zero tolerance policy for government … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Control, Fraud/Waste/Abuse | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Serco chastened by costly lesson in outsourcing risk

Serco chastened by costly lesson in outsourcing risk By Neil Maidment LONDON Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:38am GMT A Serco flag is seen flying alongside a Union flag outside Doncaster Prison in northern England in this December 13, 2011 file … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Fraud/Waste/Abuse, Outsourcing/Privatization | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Nauru detention firm stands by its staff

Nauru detention firm stands by its staff Reported by AAP Wednesday, November 5, 2014 Transfield Services The company behind an asylum seeker detention centre on Nauru is standing by its staff, amid allegations of abuse and sexual misconduct. The federal … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Companies, Fraud/Waste/Abuse | Tagged , , | Leave a comment