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Industrial Security Letters (ISLs) are issued by the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency to inform cleared contractors, government contracting activities, and DoD components of developments relating to the National Industrial Security Program. The contents of these letters are for information and clarification of existing policy and requirements. DCSA published ISL 2021-02 on

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It is well known that Nigeria is a haven for financial scams, fraudulent internet activities and money laundering schemes. The use of 3rd party bank accounts is a way for criminals to disguise illicit activities and move money to legitimate businesses and accounts. A DoD contractor, born in Nigeria and is

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