Security Clearance Denial
Reasons why security clearance applications are rejected.
With all of the talk about border security and undocumented illegal immigrants I found a recent Department of Energy appeals case apropos’ to the discussion. The statement of reasons and initial denial cited security concerns under foreign influence and personal conduct. Here is a quick summary of the case: The
The number of security clearance denials for sexual behavior doubled from last year according to analysis of the top reasons for a denial. Three recent DOHA appeals cases jumped out at me because they involved solicitation of prostitutes or paying for sexual services. This has always been a source danger
There is a common misperception among security clearance applicants regarding the requirement to disclose or resolve charged off debts. Many believe when creditors charge off a debt then they are no longer indebted. Not true! Here is a simple definition of the term: a charge-off is a debt that a
You would think that a person who won $100,000 in a lottery would use that money to pay off any outstanding debts and still have a little left over, right? A recent Defense Office of Hearing and Appeals (DOHA) case showed that is not necessarily the case. A contractor was