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Federal Register: Revise and Streamline VA Acquisition Regulation To Adhere to FAR Principles

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is proposing to amend and update its VA Acquisition Regulation (VAAR). Continue reading

Contractor Whistleblower Protections Pilot Program: Improvements Needed

Whistleblowers play an important role in safeguarding the federal government against fraud, waste, and abuse. Continue reading

U.S. GAO – HUBZone Program: Oversight Has Improved But Some Weaknesses Remain

Since 2008, GAO has issued several products that identified weaknesses in the HUBZone program and made recommendations to SBA to address them. Continue reading

Fraud Alert: HHS OIG Hotline Telephone Number Used in Scam

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently confirmed that the HHS OIG Hotline telephone number is being used as part of a telephone spoofing scam targeting individuals throughout the country. Continue reading

Seven Defendants Plead Guilty to Millions of Dollars of Fraudulent Sales to Defense Department

Jeffrey Harrington and Michael Mayer, the owners of several defense contracting firms, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Karen Crawford this morning to conspiring to commit wire fraud and file false claims, and to making false statements on their federal income tax returns. Continue reading

Contractor At U.S. Military Bases Admits Paying Bribes And Kickbacks

A Pennsylvania man who operated a construction company that did work at construction projects at two military bases in New Jersey today admitted paying bribes and kickbacks to get the contracts, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Continue reading

Former Federal Contract Employee Sentenced For Falsifying Timesheets at Two Agencies

Daniel J. Glauber, who worked as a federal contract employee, was sentenced today to pay more than $70,000 in restitution and perform 360 hours of community service for falsifying timesheets while working at two separate federal agencies. Continue reading

Proposed Rule: National Industrial Security Program

The Information Security Oversight Office (ISOO) of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), proposes to revise the National Industrial Security Program (NISP) Directive. Continue reading

Final Rule: Federal Acquisition Regulation; Contracts Under the Small Business Administration 8(a) Program

DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement regulatory clarifications made by the Small Business Administration regarding the 8(a) program Continue reading

Statement by Secretary Johnson Concerning the Deployment of Einstein 3A

E3A has the ability to prevent unwanted intrusions and exfiltrations by known bad actors Continue reading