Security Clearance Denial
Reasons why security clearance applications are rejected.
Many security clearances holders who have Top Secret or Secret clearance eligibility (also known as collateral) are wary about applying for jobs that require Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access, especially when it requires a polygraph. The reason for this wariness is the unknown of what happens to their collateral clearance if
Lieutenant Fan Yang, a U.S. Navy Flight Officer, was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for his involvement in U.S. firearms export control violations, failure to report foreign national contacts, and making false statement during the security clearance process. Lt. Yang, who had a Top-Secret security clearance, conspired with a
One of the first cases of 2022 heard by the Defense Office of Hearing an Appeals (DOHA) involved an DoD contractor who had downloaded child pornography from 2006-10 and was interviewed about it by the FBI after they had seized his computer. The DoD CAF denied clearance eligibility, but that
to those that spin a web of lies or hide information.