Snowden Background-Checker Faces Potential Suspension

Law360, New York (January 27, 2014, 5:50 PM EST) -- Now facing legal fallout from allegations that it dumped huge numbers of background checks before they were complete, the embattled contractor that performed the background check for National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden could still be suspended or debarred, according to the director of the Office of Personnel Management.

The OPM is weighing its options after the U.S. Department of Justice intervened last week in a False Claims Act suit against U.S. Investigations Services LLC, which performed background checks in support of the clearance of Snowden...
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