Watchdog Rips Contractor That Gave Snowden's Security Pass

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 2:50 PM EDT) -- Investigators have reportedly told members of Congress they have evidence that the contractor that checked out National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden for his security clearance has repeatedly deceived the government about the scope of its background checks.

The alleged lack of thoroughness is so severe that the Inspector General of the Office of Personnel Management intends to recommend that OPM stop using US Investigations Services LLC unless the company can demonstrate that it has cleaned up its act, the Washington Post reported Friday, citing anonymous...
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