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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. Waxman, a California Democrat, said Democratic staff members of the House Committee on Government Reform examined a series of government audits and correspondence that criticized Halliburton's performance under...

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. The new bill also aims to punish war profiteers with tough penalties and to "force real competition" in bidding for lucrative federal contracts, Reid said in a statement. Democrats have been critical of contracts awarded to companies for the reconstruction of Iraq and the U.S. Gulf Coast after...

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. The Army Corps of Engineers said the Army decided to reimburse Halliburton engineering and construction unit Kellogg Brown & Root all but about $9 million of $221.9 million in costs that Pentagon auditors...

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. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota said all necessary resources should be deployed to rebuild New Orleans and the U.S. Gulf Coast, but the billions of dollars in expected government spending must be must be carefully monitored....

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. Lawyer Michael Kohn said Bunny Greenhouse, the Army Corps of Engineers' top contracting official-turned whistle-blower, was removed, effective Saturday, from the senior executive service and moved into a lower-ranking job. Earlier, in a June 3 memo, Army Corps of...

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. Bunny Greenhouse, the Army Corps of Engineers' topcontracting official-turned whistle-blower, said in testimonyat a hearing by Democrats on Capitol Hill that "every aspect"of Halliburton's oil contract in Iraq had been under...

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. Bunny Greenhouse, the Army Corps of Engineers' topcontracting official-turned whistle-blower, said in testimonyat a hearing by Democrats on Capitol Hill that "every aspect"of Halliburton's oil contract in Iraq had been under...

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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. Army Corps of Engineers contract officer Bunnatine Greenhouse, whose allegations about the oil services company Halliburton surfaced in the final weeks of the presidential campaign, was interviewed for a full day last week by the FBI and Army criminal...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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