The same company that investigated alleged Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis for his ... up investigation of Edward Snowden, the former NSA systems analyst who leaked documents about the National Security Agency. The …
The company has also come under fire after Mr. Snowden fled the U.S. with top-secret intelligence documents and Alexis opened fire at the Navy Yard a year ago, killing 12 people. USIS said it followed “all OPM-mandated procedures and …
WASHINGTON – When Ileana Privetera started working for the contractor USIS, the firm that vetted National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden and Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis, it sounded like the perfect job. A …
Edward Snowden isn’t Aldrich Ames or John Walker ... teary-eyed Washington Post story that ran only a few days after Alexis’s murders. The article talked about the awful pressure on USIS employee Ileana Privetera who has too many …
According to the Journal, the Office of the Director of National Intelligence found that the company’s examination of Snowden for the renewal of his high security clearance was inadequate. USIS, earlier this week, denied that it handled …
USIS said it has been cooperating with the government’s investigation. The firm also vetted Aaron Alexis, the technology contractor who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard in September. The lawsuit is not about the firm’s review of …
The case was separate from USIS's review of Snowden, who lives as a fugitive in Russia after leaking documents about the NSA's surveillance programs, or Aaron Alexis, the technology contractor who killed 12 people at the Washington …
(Newser) – You might think that giving a green light to Edward Snowden and Aaron Alexis and allegedly fraudulently submitting ... the Wall Street Journal reports. Why? Because USIS hasn't actually been suspended, and, as one …
WASHINGTON – The federal Office of Personnel Management plans to terminate its massive contracts with USIS, the major security clearance contractor that was targeted ... into NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden and Aaron …
To speed up investigations, the federal personnel office hired private companies like USIS to do the majority of the work, to ease the backlog. Since questions about the security clearances for Snowden and Alexis came to light, however, …