Air Force Contract Under Antitrust Scrutiny: Report

Law360, New York (April 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A contracting deal between the U.S. Air Force and a nonprofit intelligence firm has reportedly come under scrutiny by U.S. authorities over anti-competitive concerns.

FBI agents and the Pentagon's Defense Criminal Investigative Service have issued subpoenas seeking details about the sole-source arrangement between the Air Force and Commonwealth Research Institute, the Washington Post reported Friday, citing documents and people familiar with the case.

At issue in the probe is whether Air Force officials followed appropriate procedures in granting work to the Pennsylvania-based CRI, which is registered...
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