Lawmaker Says USIS Whistleblower Might Not Deserve Award

Law360, New York (February 11, 2014, 7:35 PM EST) -- House Oversight Committee Chair Darrell Issa, R-Calif., on Tuesday questioned whether the U.S. government should allow a whistleblower to claim a reward in a fraud suit against background check contractor U.S. Investigative Services, saying that a government investigation appeared to have tipped off the USIS employee who filed the suit.

The committee questioned the Office of Personnel Management, USIS and other witnesses at a hearing aimed at improving the government's handling of security clearances in the wake of the Sept. 16 rampage at the Washington, D.C.,...
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