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Afghanistan IG Warns Agencies Should Brace for More Scrutiny

Afghanistan IG Warns Agencies Should Brace for More Scrutiny By Charles S. Clark September 16, 2014 SIGAR John F. Sopko says oversight will continue even after the U.S. winds down its presence in Afghanistan. Special IG for Afghanistan Reconstruction Though … Continue reading

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Overcharging by outsourcing giant Serco costs NHS millions

EXCLUSIVE: Overcharging by outsourcing giant Serco costs NHS millions   Richard Whittell , Emily Dugan Wednesday 27 August 2014 Outsourcing giant Serco is embroiled in a fresh misuse of public funds scandal after a company it set up overcharged NHS … Continue reading

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Witness accuses guard of brutal force

News Witness accuses guard of brutal force The Age Sarah Whyte Immigration Correspondent 27 August 2014 Manus Island – New Zealander denounced over violence Sustained and brutal force was used by a New Zealand security guard during violence in the … Continue reading

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Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Combating Trafficking in Persons

  Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Combating Trafficking in Persons   [Federal Register Volume 79, Number 161 (Wednesday, August 20, 2014)]   [Notices]   [Page 49317]   From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov] … Continue reading

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Private firms ‘are using detained immigrants as cheap labour’

Private firms ‘are using detained immigrants as cheap labour’ G4S and Serco saving millions by paying detainees as little as £1 an hour to cook and clean, claim campaigners Kevin Rawlinson The Guardian, Friday 22 August 2014 14.02 EDT Jump … Continue reading

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ROBERT WINSTON, ET AL, Plaintiffs, -v- ACADEMI TRAINING CENTER, INC., Defendant.

ROBERT WINSTON, ET AL, Plaintiffs, -v- ACADEMI TRAINING CENTER, INC., Defendant. Civil Action No. 1:12-cv-767 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA, ALEXANDRIA DIVISION

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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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