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DOJ joins whistleblower suit against company that vetted Snowden, Alexis

The Justice Department has joined a whistleblower False Claims Act suit against the federal government's largest provider of background investigations. Filed under the False Claims Act, the suit alleges that USIS, which currently has a multimillion-dollar contract with the Office of Personnel Management, failed to properly review its casework before providing it OPM.

Tags: OPM , DoJ , USIS , False Claims Act , Elaine Kaplan , Edward Snowden , Aaron Alexis , background investigations , oversight , Jack Moore

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 04:21pm EDT

Federal contractor scrutiny on the rise

Justice's decision to join the False Claims Act lawsuit against Oracle is another signal that vendors are facing more oversight. This is the second time Oracle has come under litigation for allegedly overcharging the government. Experts say contractors need to be prepared for pre-award and post-award audits of GSA schedule contracts.

Tags: contracting , Justice , GSA , Oracle , Bill Shook , Larry Allen , Coalition for Government Procurement , EMC , Network Appliance , False Claims Act , Jason Miller

Friday - 07/30/2010, 08:53pm EDT
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