Tag Archives: Fraud/Waste/Abuse

Florida-Based Centerra Services International Inc. Agrees to Pay $7.4 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Related to Wartime Contract

Justice News Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, February 1, 2016 Florida-Based Centerra Services International Inc. Agrees to Pay $7.4 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations Related to Wartime Contract Centerra Services International Inc., … Continue reading

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DoD Warns American Psychological Association: Help Us Torture, Or The U.S. Will Be Attacked

DoD Warns American Psychological Association: Help Us Torture, Or The U.S. Will Be Attacked Officials have accused the American Psychological Association of hindering the recruitment and retention of qualified psychologists required by the U.S. Armed Forces. By Andrew Emett | … Continue reading

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Navy commander to plead guilty in corruption case involving Lady Gaga tickets, prostitutes and military secrets

  Navy commander to plead guilty in corruption case involving Lady Gaga tickets, prostitutes and military secrets  By Craig Whitlock January 28 Follow @craigmwhitlock   In this image provided by the U.S. Navy Cmdr. Michael V. Misiewicz, then commanding officer … Continue reading

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Pentagon Wants Psychologists to End Ban on Interrogation Role

 Pentagon Wants Psychologists to End Ban on Interrogation Role By JAMES RISENJAN. 24, 2016 Photo The Washington headquarters of the American Psychological Association, which last summer barred psychologists from participating in national security interrogations at facilities like the Guantánamo Bay … Continue reading

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The Men in the Middle

The Men in the Middle Anjali Kamat, Molly Crabapple From: Dissent Volume 62, Number 2, Spring 2015 pp. 65-72 | 10.1353/dss.2015.0037 Abstract:There is a vast underground network of tens of thousands of recruitment agents, brokers, and sub-agents peddling the fantasy … Continue reading

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Lawmakers to Pentagon: Goats, Carpets and Jewelry Helped Afghanistan How?

Lawmakers to Pentagon: Goats, Carpets and Jewelry Helped Afghanistan How? At a Senate hearing this week, lawmakers questioned whether a Pentagon business task force had accomplished anything worthwhile. by Megan McCloskey ProPublica, Jan. 21, 2016, 2:52 p.m. Brian McKeon, principal … Continue reading

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1st of 9 defendants sentenced in massive Navy bribery case

1st of 9 defendants sentenced in massive Navy bribery case By Julie Watson, The Associated Press 8:31 p.m. EST January 21, 2016 (Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto) SAN DIEGO — The first of nine defendants in a massive U.S. Navy bribery case was sentenced … Continue reading

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McCaskill Demands Pentagon Account for ‘terrible waste of taxpayer money’ Spent on Empty Afghan Alternative Fuel Station

News from Senator Claire McCaskill FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JANUARY 20, 2016 Contact: Sarah Feldman – 202-228-6263 McCaskill Demands Pentagon Account for ‘terrible waste of taxpayer money’ Spent on Empty Afghan Alternative Fuel Station After top watchdog raises questions about Defense … Continue reading

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Tory Michael Gove defended private jail firm G4S without mentioning it’s still under a fraud probe

  Tory Michael Gove defended private jail firm G4S without mentioning it’s still under a fraud probe 16:36, 17 Jan 2016 Updated 15:15, 18 Jan 2016 By Dan Bloom The Tory Justice Secretary made the omission as he declined Labour’s … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Waste Exhibit A: Kajaki Dam, More Than $300M Spent and Still Not Done

Afghanistan Waste Exhibit A: Kajaki Dam, More Than $300M Spent and Still Not Done A Senate subcommittee is looking at waste by a Pentagon task force. It would do well to review the reasons why a major hydroelectric power plant … Continue reading

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