Security Clearance Denial
Reasons why security clearance applications are rejected.
State Dept Official Accused of Mishandling Top Secret Docs
The U.S. State Department is investigating an employee with top-secret security clearance who government investigators say mishandled classified information related to national security, according to an article on FoxNews.com. “Eugene Reginald Hopson, a 30-year veteran of the State Department, described as an information management officer, oversaw the handling and security
Former Boeing Engineer Gets 15 Years For China Spying
Did you ever bring 300,000 pages of sensitive (i.e. aerospace and defense technologies) documents home to write a book without informing anyone, including your company? Me neither. A former Boeing engineer says that’s all he was doing. He was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison earlier this week.
Former FBI Contract Linguist Pleads Guilty to Leaking Classified Information to Blogger
The FBI released a statement and politico reported that a former FBI contract linguist pleaded guilty to unlawfully providing classified documents to the host of an Internet blog who then published information derived from those documents on the blog. Shamai Kedem Leibowitz, a.k.a., Samuel Shamai Leibowitz, 39, of Silver Spring,
DSS Alert on Foreign Passports
On November 20, 2009 the Defense Security Service issued the following policy alert entitled, “Foreign Passport: Disposition Influences Personnel Clearance Eligibility.” DISCO will not grant or continue a personnel clearance if the clearance applicant or cleared individual possesses a current foreign passport. In instances where the foreign passport is the