Hundreds Of US Security Clearance Records Are Falsified, Federal Cases Show

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Sep 25, 2013 9:26 AM
Federal prosecutors have documented at least 350 instances of faulty background investigations done by private contractors and special agents for the U.S. Office of Personnel Management in recent years, illustrating what some lawmakers call systemic weaknesses in the granting of federal security clearances. Reuters calculated the total by reviewing court documents and press releases from prosecutors for 21 cases resulting in convictions that involved the making of false statements from December 2004 to March 2012