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Feds Accuse Background Check Company They Use of Fraud, Because it Cleared Edward Snowden and DC Navy Yard Shooter

Feds called review of Snowden faulty; company points out there were no complaints until after the leak


The government has accused its largest security background check contractor of defrauding the U.S. of millions of dollars by filing more than 660,000 flawed background investigations. 

The Wall Street Journal reported that the Justice Department made the claims in a 25-page civil complaint that joined a whistleblowers' lawsuit against US Investigations Services, LLC in U.S. District Court in Alabama.