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ADS to Pay $16M on Whistleblower Allegations of Defense Contract Fraud

ADS to Pay $16M on Whistleblower Allegations of Defense Contract Fraud

- Whistleblower News Review

ADS Inc., a Virginia-based company that supplies equipment and logistics for the U.S. military’s search-and-rescue operations, has agreed to pay $16 million to resolve allegations that it fraudulently secured government contracts.

ADS obtained numerous contracts that were set aside for small businesses, in spite of the fact that the company made $1 billion from federal contracts alone in 2016, which hardly qualifies for the “small business” category.

ADS Scheme Exposed – Manufactured Front Companies

According to the Justice Department, ADS created a network of smaller companies in order to access contracts through federal programs meant to help small businesses secure them....


US Veterans Affairs Recognizes Health Hazard on Vieques

US Veterans Affairs Recognizes Health Hazard on Vieques

- San Juan Daily Star
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recently became the first federal government entity to recognize a connection between U.S. Navy activities and human health problems on Vieques with the awarding of a judgment in favor of a former Vieques security guard who suffers from a variety of ailments as a result of his exposure to toxic substances on the island. U.S. Marine veteran Hermogenes Marrero worked as the head of security at Camp Garcia in the island municipality of Vieques where he was...