Federal Offical Gets Away With Fraud

By: Carlton Purvis, Published on Dec 06, 2013

You are a government official who goes out drinking and golfing with your neighbor.

Your neighbor also happens to sell surveillance equipment. You let him write the statement of work and he wins a $250,000+ USD deal.

****** ****** ******** **** ****?

The ************ *********

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What ********

* ********** ** ******** Security (***) ******** ******** in ****** **** ***** David ***** [**** ** longer *********], *********** *** away **** **** *** called * *********** ***** scheme **** *** ** his ****** *** ****-**** neighbor ***** ******* * $250,000 ************ ********. ** circumvented *** *********** ******* for * ********* ** work ******* ** *** friend *** ****** **** him ** **** **** he *** *** ********. In **** ******, ** review *** ****.

Slap ** *** *****

*** *** ****** ** the ********* ******* ************ the ******, ********** ***** occurred *** ********* *** case ** *** *.*. Attonery’s ****** ***** ******** to *********. **********, *** U.S. ****** ** ******* Council **** ** *** that ** ******** *** case ********’* ******* ***** **** what ** *** ***** was ***** **** ** ****** **** ******* * contract *** ***** ************ equipment *** *** ******** of ***** ***** *** who ** ***** ************ drink *** **** ****. They **** ***'* ******* lied ** ************* ***** it. * **-*** ********** was ***********, ********* ** OSC *********, *** ** was ********** ******* ** a *****-*** ********** ******** for *** *****.

Metadata ******** ********** ***** *** ***
***** ***** **** *** of *** ******* ****** to **** **** ******** in *** ****** *** training ** *** *** equipment ***** ***** ** arriving ** *** ******, the ***** ***** ** see *** *********** *********. It *** *** **** much ******** *** *** agent ** **** *** that *** ********* ** the ******* ******* *** contract *** *****’* ********, Brad *******. ******* **** the ******* ** ********* out ** *** ***** [link ** ****** *********].

** **** ***** *******'* name *** ****** ** the "**********" ******* ** the ******** **** ********* the ********* ** ****. When ***** ** *** agent ** ** **** that *** ******** *** written *** ********* ** work, ***** ******* ** off ****** ** *** customary *** ******* **** technical ********* ** **** draft ** ***** *********** documents.

*************

** ******** ****, *** DHS ********* ******* *** the *.*. ****** ** Special ******* *** ******** separate **** **** * whistleblower **** * ****-******* official ** *** *** involved ** * *********** fraud ****** ********* *** purchase ** ************ *********. The ******* **** *** official *** *** ******** write ** *** ********* of **** *** *** awarded *** * $***,*** for **** *** ******** only $**,*** ***** ** equipment. *** *** ****** an ************* **** *** allegations. ******* ********* ******** **** ********* online, *** ****** *** the ********** ** ***** involved.

********

*** *** *** ********** that ***** “*** ********** influence *** ********** *** award ** *** ********.” A ****** ** ****** shows **** ** *** working **** ******* ** push *** **** *******. [link ** ****** *********]

********** ***** *** ********* of ****

*** *** **** ** found ******** **** *** violated ******* *********** ***** when ** ********* ************ ********. *** ****** also ***** **** ***** had ****** **** ********* about *** ***** *** statement ** **** ***** the ***** ***** *******’* name ** *** ******** metadata *** * ****** of ****** ******* *** document ********** **** *******. In ** ********* **** the ***, ******* ******** that ** ******** *** documents ** *****.

**** ** * ******* because *********** *** ********** from ******* *** ********* of **** *** ********** bids, ********* ********* *********** ***********."** * ********** ******** and ********* ******** ************** covering ***-************* *****, ** be **** ** * competitive
***********, **** ********** ***** not ** ******* ** furnish ***** *****," *** rule ****.*** *********** **** ******** ****** prepare ***** *** **** statements.

"**** ********** ********** ** necessary, *** ********** ***** often ** ** * position ** ***** *** own ******** ** ************. To ******** *** *********** of ****, *********** *** prohibited **** ********* * system ** ******** ******** on *** ***** ** work ********** ******* *** of ***** ********," ** says.

**** ***** *** *** deputy ******** **** **** thought ** *** ********* to **** ******* ***** up * ********* ** work. ******* ********** **** that ** *** ** years ** *********** ********** he *** ***** ***** of * ****** ***** the *** ** ***** the ********* ** **** for * ******* ***** put ** *** ***.

************* *** *********** *******

***** **** ************* ** wasn’t **** ** ** involved ****** **** *********** in *** *******. ******* interviews, *******, ** ***** like *** **** ******* parts ** *** *********** process ** ***** *** contract. ***** *** ** independent ********** ******** ** review ** *** ******* and *** ********* *** approves ********* **** *** order *** *** ************ equipment ***** **** ******* him. ** **** ************* he ****'* **** *** contract *** ******* ***** after *** ****. *** inspector **** ** *** an ***** **** ***** asking *** ******** ** the ********* ** **** for *** ******, *** didn't **** ******** **** about ** ***** ****** six ****** ***** **** he *** **** ** go ***** *** ******** the ********. **** *** still ****** ****** *** actual ************ *** ********. 

*** *** ***** **** Olson *** ******* *** been ********** *** **** expedite *** ******* **** before *** ******** *** awarded. *** ******* ***** is **** ** ** email **** ******* ** Olson:

******** ** ********

***** ****** ** ******** the ******** ** ******** when ******** *** ********, according ** *** *** report. *** ************* ********* that **** ************ ****** golf *** *** ****** together, *** ***** ******** to *** *** **** he ****’* **** ****** about **** *****. *******, Olson **** ** ***** discussed *** ************ **** Quigley **** ****** ****** show **** **** **** discussing *** ******** ** early ** ****. *** solicitation ****’* *** *** until **** *, ****.

**** ************ *** ****** because ***** *****'* ****** bidders ** ** *** put *** ***** ** August. **** *** ******* went ** *** ** August ****, *****'* ******* was *** ****** ******.

***** *** ******

*** *** **** **** though *** ***** **** was *****, *** ***** was *** ****** ** the ********* ******* *** had * **** *** it. *** ******* ***** be **** ** **** up ******* ** *** event **** * ********'* surveillance ******* ******. ************ they *** *** **** any ******** **** *** equipment *** ***** **** than *** **** *** it.

Questions ******The OIG report doesn't answer questions about how Olson was able to push the contract through with minimal involvement with procurement officers. That is indicative of a bigger problem in DHS and FPS.

**** ***** ***’* ***** is **** ***** *** out ** **** ****. Nor **** *** *** mention *** **** ** favors ** *********. ***** is ** ********** **** the *** ****** ** Olson's **** ******** ** past ******* **** *******, which ** *********** ******* in * ****** ********** case **** *********, ******* ******** **** **** of *** **** ******* information.


Comments (3)

A government official getting away with something that would have had someone in private industry fired or even prosecuted!?!?!? Shocking! Simply shocking…..

I think you could devote your entire life to writing articles like this Carlton and even churn a few out a day dealing with surveillance and the security industry as a whole. I also don’t think anything would ever change unfortunately.

Maybe the payback was washing his balls for him.... golf balls.

What else is new. The government is one giant ball of corruption.

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