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2010-07-07 12:01:00

$1.28 Billion in Total Penalties Obtained to Date for Scheme to Bribe Nigerian Government Officials to Obtain Contracts WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Snamprogetti Netherlands B.V., (Snamprogetti) has agreed to pay a $240 million criminal penalty to resolve charges related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) for its participation in a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian government officials to obtain engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts, the...

2010-06-30 09:25:00

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) has been recognized for the third time by WashingtonTechnology magazine as a Top 100 Government Contractor. The annual ranking of the top government contractors reveals a collection of companies that are keeping pace with customer demands and entering new markets to fuel their growth. Companies are evaluated on how they solve customers' problems, support critical missions, decrease costs, and provide...

2010-06-28 11:20:00

Enforcement Actions By DOJ and SEC Result in Penalties of $338 Million for Technip's Participation in a Scheme to Bribe Nigerian Government Officials to Obtain Contracts WASHINGTON, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Technip S.A., a global engineering, construction and services company based in Paris, has agreed to pay a $240 million criminal penalty to resolve charges related to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) for its participation in a decade-long scheme to bribe Nigerian...

2010-05-20 20:12:00

CARSON CITY, Nev., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tactical Air Defense Services, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TADF), an Aerospace/Defense Services contractor that offers air-combat training, aerial refueling, aircraft maintenance training, disaster relief services, and other Aerospace/Defense services to the United States and Foreign militaries and agencies, is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of Intent (the "LOI") to acquire Tactical Air Support, Inc. ("Tac-Air"). Tac-Air,...

2010-05-18 06:54:00

RESTON, Va., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blue Canopy Group, LLC, a woman owned small business provider of innovative technologies and solutions for mission-critical national security programs, announced today that it was competitively selected to receive a prime contract, under a $6.6 billion multi-award contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to provide worldwide Information Technology (IT) support services to the Government. The services include enterprise, end-to-end...

2010-04-16 16:26:00

RALEIGH, N.C., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that today a federal grand jury returned a 15-count indictment charging four employees from Blackwater World-Wide. Included in the indictment are Gary Jackson, 52, former President; William Wheeler Mathews, Jr., 44, an attorney and former Executive Vice President and Vice President of Operations; Andrew Howell, 44, General Counsel; Ana Bundy, 45, former Vice President of Logistics and...

2010-04-15 22:15:00

WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Mina Corp has contracts with the U.S. Department of Defense to supply fuel to the Manas Transit Center in Kyrgyzstan to provide vital support to the NATO mission in Afghanistan. These contracts fully comply with the standards set forth by the US Department of Defense (DOD). Mina won the contracts fairly, and they have been and continue to be faithfully executed. Mina Corp was selected for these contracts because of its ability to meet the needs of...

2010-04-02 11:27:00

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Mr. John A. South, Vice President of Security Services for EOD Technology, Inc. (EODT), has been selected to serve on the International Peace Operations Association (IPOA) Board of Directors. As a Board member, Mr. South will serve an integral role within the association, including setting the annual budget, electing the executive committee, and amending the IPOA Code of Conduct. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20061218/EODTLOGO )...

2010-04-01 16:10:00

WASHINGTON, April 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States has filed a lawsuit against Kellogg Brown & Root Services (KBR) alleging that the defense contractor violated the False Claims Act, the Justice Department announced today. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, alleges that KBR knowingly included impermissible costs for private armed security in billings to the Army under the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP) III contract. The LOGCAP III contract...

2010-03-30 13:09:00

DUNEDIN, Fla., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vought Defense Systems Corp. (Pink Sheets: VDSC) announces the acceptance of Major General Victor J. Hugo, Jr.'s appointment to its Board of Directors. In his new role, Major General Hugo will be responsible for coordinating the company's efforts with the U.S. Department of Defense and other government agencies. He will lead internal coordination of Congressional relations activities related to defense spending and representing the company...