Former FBI counterintelligence special agent sentenced to prison

Sacred Honor Lost: Special Agent Robert G. Lustyik Jr, a 24-year veteran of the FBI, was sentenced to 10 years in prison and ordered to forfeit $70,000 for soliciting and accepting bribes. Using his position, he tried to derail an investigation into a company started by former soldiers suspected of paying kickbacks to win $54 million in […]

Army Contracting Official Charged in Pentagon Bribery Scheme

Manassas Man is a Retired Army Sergeant Major Working as a Civilian Contracting Official for the Army at the Pentagon (FBI) James Glenn Warner, 44, of Manassas, Virginia, was arrested today and charged with soliciting bribes from executives working for a private company on a contract that Warner managed out of the Pentagon. Dana J. […]

“Sacred Honor Lost” Recent Cases

Recent FBI cases security officers should know about: Embezzlement/Theft Woman Sentenced for Defrauding Former Employer of More Than $440,000  while working as the bookkeeper and accountant for Telsar Laboratories, Inc. (TLI), she fraudulently caused electronic deposits to be made to her own accounts and also caused fraudulent payments to be made to her by check out […]

Need to Know Recent Cases – 2 July

BRIBERY/KICKBACKS Prison Sentences and More Than $500,000 in Fines For Contractors Who Bribed the ‘Godfather’ of Camp Pendleton  The presidents of two government contracting companies, as well as the companies themselves, were sentenced today for bribing the so-called “Godfather” of Camp Pendleton in exchange for millions of dollars in construction and service contracts at Camp […]

Public Corruption Update

(FBI) The vast majority of public servants who work at the local, state, and federal levels of government are honest and dedicated folks who strive every day to do the right thing for their constituents, their communities, and their country. Unfortunately, there is a small subgroup of public servants who, whether elected, appointed, or contracted, […]

Recent Cases Security Officers Should Know About

Security officers have to be concerned with more than just someone spying. Outright espionage doesn’t happen every day, but cases of employee theft, embezzlement, cheating, stealing, taking bribes and kickbacks, scamming, export violations and more are taking place at work everyday.  Don’t believe it? Sign up for email updates from the FBI. Are these types of […]

Government People Behaving Badly

The Department of Defense has issued their “Encyclopedia of Ethical Failure,” in other words, epic Loss of Sacred Honor. It’s not just about DOD employees but covers cases from many different agencies — employees and contractors. The topics cover: Abuse of Position Bribery (18 U.S.C. § 201-Type Violations) Compensation for Representational Services from Non-Federal Sources […]

Former State Department worker, husband sentenced for contracting fraud

Waste, Fraud & Abuse as well as Sacred Honor Lost alert: (Washington Post) A Stafford, Va., woman who prosecutors say concealed her marriage and used her job at the State Department to funnel tens of millions of dollars in government contracting work to a company she and her husband ran was sentenced to two years in […]

Behind the Pentagon’s doctored ledgers, a running tally of epic waste

OUTRAGEOUS, MIND BOGGLING and disgusting. Be sure to read the entire article: Behind the Pentagon’s doctored ledgers, a running tally of epic waste (Reuters) . . . . At the DFAS offices that handle accounting for the Army, Navy, Air Force and other defense agencies, fudging the accounts with false entries is standard operating procedure, Reuters has found. And […]

Moles in US Navy helped defense contractor bilk government

Takeaway point: “Affidavits filed by investigators demonstrate how easy it was for a foreign contractor to allegedly pry loose secrets from the Navy with age-old temptations: sex and money.” (Washington Post) For the past four years, Navy officials strongly suspected they were being ripped off by a major defense contractor that resupplied ships and submarines […]