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  • NCO's heroics prove AF lethality

    Before he became an Air Force Office of Special Investigations Special Agent, Greggory Swarz, now with Detachment 203, Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D., exhibited the character of a hero that would make his present command proud. On Jan. 26, 2015, then Staff Sgt. Swarz, an Electro and Environmental Specialist, dragged three French airmen out of the intense fire that ensued after a Greek F-16 crashed on the flight line during a multinational exercise in Spain.
  • Five men charged with fraudulently obtaining over $15M in government contracts

    Five men were charged in a 71-count indictment with engaging in conspiracies to defraud several federal agencies by paying bribes and fraudulently obtaining at least $15 million in government contracts they were not entitled to through disabled-veteran set asides and other programs.
  • The hunt is on: Cyber group hosts exercise to evolve operators

    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations 3rd Field Investigations Squadron at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, participated in the 567th Cyberspace Operation Group's "hunt exercise" March 22, 2019, at JBSA.
  • U.S. obtains over $25M in forfeited funds from fraud and corruption in government contracting in Afghanistan

    The Department of Justice has reached a settlement of its civil forfeiture case against assets owned by Hikmatullah Shadman that he wrongfully acquired as a government contractor in Afghanistan.
  • Final defendant in Robins fraud case sentenced; Individuals, businesses to pay back millions

    Charles "Charlie" E. Peeler, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia announced the defendant in the center of a scheme to award millions of dollars in military contracts in exchange for illegal kickbacks at Robins Air Force Base, Ga., was sentenced in federal court Feb. 20, 2019.
  • DoJ honors Special Agent trio

    Three Special Agents from the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Office of Procurement Fraud Investigations have been recognized by the Department of Justice for their outstanding work.
  • Air Force One touches down at RAF Mildenhall

    Air Force One, carrying President Donald J. Trump and a contingency of White House officials and media members, arrived at RAF Mildenhall for refueling and logistical support Feb. 26, 2019. Air Force One, along with a C-32, known as “Air Force Two” and an E-4B National Airborne Operations Center landed en route to Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, for the president’s second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
  • Former Government contracting officer rep given 60 month prison sentence for conspiracy, bribery

    Jerry T. Vertefeuille, 54, of Niceville, Fla., was sentenced Feb. 12, 2019, to 60 months in prison, while co-defendant Christopher A. Carter, 37, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., was scheduled to be sentenced Feb. 15, 2019. The sentence was announced by Lawrence Keefe, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida. On July 11, 2018, Vertefeuille pleaded guilty to conspiracy (to commit theft of honest services and wire fraud), bribery of a public official and obtaining and disclosing procurement information.
  • Innovative tutorial paves way for OSI, LE partners

    Innovation has various definitions and a thread connecting them all is innovation can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time. Enter Air Force Office of Special Investigations Special Agent Argent Palumbo, Detachment 631, Kunsan Air Base, Korea, whose creative thinking improved a process integral to military law enforcement.
  • OSI owns indexing response, way ahead

    Shortly after the Nov. 5, 2017, mass shooting in Sutherland, Texas, that killed 26 people and wounded 22 others, the Air Force Office of Special investigations stood up an internal National Crime Information Center Indexing Task Force to review all investigative case files from 1998-2017.
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