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Security Clearance Denial

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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Security Clearance Denial

It is safe to assume that all security clearances holders know they aren’t supposed to use their government computers for personal business, especially if that business entails selling counterfeit goods. Well, it seems a former Department of State (DoS) employee didn’t get the memo. Just last week the Department of Justice sentenced

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Security Clearance Denial

I thought we would take a step back in time and take a look at a security clearance denial case that occurred in 1954. Most people have heard of Robert Oppenheimer, world renowned physicist and his contribution to science. What may be less known is he was accused of disloyalty

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Security Clearance Denial

As a follow-on to a previous article in which a former Navy contractor was found guilty and sentenced to prison for lying on his background investigation application and to FBI agents, another similar case just finished in federal court involving a former State Department contractor. Zaldy Sabino was sentenced to seven years

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