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2006-03-28 17:17:28

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Oil services company Halliburton Co. repeatedly overcharged taxpayers and provided substandard cost reports under a $1.2 billion contract to restore Iraq's southern oil fields, according to a new report by U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman.

2006-03-02 12:31:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation that would punish government contractors for profiteering and cronyism was introduced on Thursday by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid and other Democrats.

2006-02-27 18:30:21

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Army said on Monday it has reimbursed a subsidiary of Halliburton Co., the oil services giant formerly run by Vice President Dick Cheney, the vast majority of costs disputed by government auditors on a on a no-bid contract in Iraq.

2005-09-16 14:17:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rebuilding from Hurricane Katrina could be ripe for fraud if government whistle-blowers are not better protected than those who lost their jobs after disclosing abuses in Iraq's reconstruction, a leading Senate Democrat said on Friday. Sen.

2005-08-29 18:18:59

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former top U.S. Army procurement official who raised concerns about Halliburton Co.'s contracts in Iraq plans to sue the Army after being demoted, her lawyer said on Monday.

2005-06-28 02:11:35

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. Army procurement officialsaid on Monday Halliburton's deals in Iraq were the worstexample of contract abuse she had seen as Pentagon auditorsflagged over $1 billion of potential overcharges by theTexas-based firm.

2005-06-27 22:20:50

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A top U.S. Army procurement officialsaid on Monday Halliburton's deals in Iraq were the worstexample of contract abuse she had seen as Pentagon auditorsflagged over $1 billion of potential overcharges by theTexas-based firm.

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2004-11-25 03:00:02

WASHINGTON - An Army whistleblower who raised concerns that the Pentagon improperly awarded business to Vice President Dick Cheney's former company has been interviewed extensively by the FBI and is gathering documents to help agents.


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