The pileup of 700,000 reviews has led agencies like the Defense Department to inadvertently issue interim passes to criminals — even rapists and killers, officials say. Continue reading ?
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WASHINGTON — A Homeland Security Department official says a recent computer breach at a major government security clearance contracting firm may have affected the internal files of as many as 25,000 of the agency’s workers. The offi...
The U.S. Justice Department charged a Maryland man with theft of classified government material, according to a criminal complaint unsealed on Wednesday. The Justice Department’s chief national security prosecutor John Carlin said H...
Under a crushing backlog in the issuing or renewing of security clearances, federal authorities have given interim clearances to people they later discovered were murderers and pedophiles, a senior government … Click to Continue »
A huge backlog has led to a number of criminals being issued top-secret security clearances.