DICE Roundup 15 July

[buzzsprout episode no longer available] – – – – – – – – – – – – Additional Information: NSA  |  NSA Files  |  Edward Snowden  |  Mass Surveillance Georgia boys face murder charges after cold-blooded killing of infant being strolled by mother (NY Daily News) Accused baby killers appear before judge (McClatchy) Media Watchdogs Accuse […]

Ex-Govt official sentenced in contracting scheme of ‘historic proportions’

Sacred Honor Lost

Sacred Honor Lost: (Washington Post) He was a career federal bureaucrat with a dark side, inflating government contracts by millions of dollars and then shaking down contractors for the proceeds. The money funded a lavish and sordid lifestyle — a real estate empire in Northern Virginia, leased BMWs, Neiman Marcus shopping sprees, and mistresses in three […]

Foreign Travel Safety Tips

With espionage at Cold War levels, CSIS warns travelling officials of dangers abroad (Calgary Herald) Canada’s spy agency has quietly warned travelling government officials they might be drugged, kidnapped or blackmailed after being enticed into a sexual “honey trap” by an attractive stranger. Foreign intelligence services see federal employees — and the proprietary information they […]