Justice Abroad

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages





According to GAO, SOC LLC, of Chantilly, Virginia, protests the issuance of a task order to Janus Global Operations, LLC, of Lenoir City, Tennessee, under request for proposals (RFP) No. 19AQMM19R0112, issued by the Department of State for protective guard services, static guard services, and specialized security services to be provided at the U.S. Mission Somalia.

SOC argues that the agency misevaluated proposals and made an unreasonable source selection decision.

Continue reading »

dyncorp int

DynCorp International last week filed a protest with the Government Accountability Office over the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program, or LOGCAP V.

Earlier this month, the Army said it had awarded spots on the program to KBR, Vectrus, Fluor and a PAE-Parsons team. KBR, Fluor and DynCorp International were the incumbents on the previous version of the program.

Continue reading »

Private Security Contractors detained in Haiti

Post Date: February 20, 2019 | Category: Justice Abroad

Private Security Contractors on a government mission in Haiti, Chris Osman and Chris McKinley were arrested this weekend in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on conspiracy charges.

Also arrested in the same group was a former US Marine named Kent Kroeker and several Serbian contractors identified as Bajavic Danilo, Vlad Jankovic and three others named Estera Michael, Daniel Dustin, and Burton Talon. 

Continue reading »

Fluor accused of overcharging the government

Post Date: February 4, 2019 | Category: Justice Abroad

Afghanistan

Fluor whistleblowers: Calls, audits name Greenville management in defense contract fraud

A federal lawsuit filed by six whistleblowers claims that Fluor Corp. overcharged the U.S. government by hundreds of millions of dollars under a government contract for logistics and army base operations in Afghanistan between 2009 and 2016.

The allegations, which focus on Fluor's management team in Greenville and will be heard at the federal courthouse in Anderson, were under federal investigation for five years. The case was unsealed in October, and the company was served notice of the lawsuit at its headquarters in Irving, Texas, earlier this month.

Continue reading »

Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Ex-employees sue defense contractors Fluor and KBR in multi-million dollar fraud claim

By PHILLIP WALTER WELLMAN | STARS AND STRIPES — A group of six veterans is suing two military contracting companies, claiming they overcharged the government hundreds of millions of dollars for work in Afghanistan.

Fluor Corp., which provides services at 70 forward operating bases in northern Afghanistan, was served with the lawsuit this month after a five-year investigation. Former Halliburton Corp. subsidiary KBR, a Houston-based military contractor, was also named in the suit and served notice this month.

Continue reading »

KBR inc. lands another victory in Supreme Court

Post Date: January 14, 2019 | Category: Justice Abroad

Professional Overseas Contractors

Professional Overseas Contractors

Hundreds of veterans and their families, who have spent eight years in federal court trying to prove that burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan made U.S. troops sick, are worried they'll hit a legal dead end if a Maryland judge decides the company that ran the smoke-belching disposal sites can't be sued -- because it was working on behalf of the government.

This week the U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal in which veterans sought to hold private companies responsible for their use of open-air burn pits that have been linked to scores of often fatal illnesses, from cancers to neurological damage.

Continue reading »

thumb-kuwait

 

tent city kuwait

Lawsuit: US Military Contractor DynCorp Accused of “Enslaving” American Employees in Kuwaiti Tent Cities

By Whitney Webb - A recently unsealed lawsuit has accused two U.S. military contractors of treating American citizens working as military translators in the Middle East like “slaves.” The two contractors — DynCorp and its subcontractor, Global Linguist Solutions (GLS) — are alleged to have housed American translators in Kuwait within a poorly maintained tent city and to have threatened the workers with prison time if they tried to escape. The suit is the second lawsuit to be made public this year that accuses a prominent military contractor of treating its employees as slaves.

Continue reading »

Professional Overseas Contractors

Professional Overseas Contractor

Army officer files suit after getting shot by Bagram contractor

By CHAD GARLAND - The four men on duty had agreed to watch the movie “Anchorman” as they settled into a security shift on Afghanistan’s Bagram Air Field one December afternoon nearly two years ago.

Zachary Woods, an Army lieutenant deployed with the 3rd Cavalry Regiment at the time, was carrying on a friendly debate about handgun skills with Marine veteran Dylan Barrett, a security contractor and former police officer, witnesses said.

Continue reading »

Professional Overseas Contractors

Professional Overseas Contractors

Torres Advanced Enterprise Solutions, LLC (Torres), of Falls Church, Virginia, the incumbent, protests the award of a contract to G4S Secure Integration LLC (G4S), of Omaha, Nebraska, by the Department of State (DoS), under request for proposals No. SAQMMA17R0396 for local guard services at the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan.

Torres contends that the agency improperly evaluated its proposal.

Continue reading »

Professional Overseas Contractors

An employee of MAG Aerospace, an aviation consulting company hired by the military, was spotted in a video wearing a “Kekistan” flag patch.

By Christopher Mathias - A civilian contractor working with the U.S. armed forces in Afghanistan has been fired after video footage posted online this week showed him wearing a white nationalist “Kekistan” flag patch on his helmet.

Continue reading »

Page 1 of 16
1 2 3 4 16
1 2 3 16