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  • Federal contractor pays $435K to resolve False Claims Act exposure

    Silvis Technologies, Inc., a California-based company specializing in wireless communication systems, agreed July 25, 2019, to pay $435,806 to resolve a False Claims Act investigation into the company's cost-based billing on government contracts. AFOSI PF Det. 6, OL-A, Hanscom AFB, Fla., and four fellow federal agencies, conducted the investigation
  • Former OSI JAG member rolls to second bowling title

    Despite taking a two-pin loss to the Navy for the Women's Doubles crown, Air Force veteran bowler Maj. Danielle Crowder teamed with veteran Air Force kegler Staff. Sgt. James McTaggart to capture the Mixed Doubles title at the Armed Forces Bowling Championships at Naval Station Great Lakes, Ill., July 23, 2019.
  • ITT Cannon pays $11M to settle False Claims Act allegations with the military

    ITT Cannon has agreed to pay the United States $11 million to settle False Claims Act allegations that it supplied electrical connectors to the military that had not been properly tested, the Justice Department announced July 16, 2019. ITT sold the untested connectors both directly to the Government and through distributors and other government contractors, which incorporated them into technology and equipment sold to the Government.
  • DC3 works closely with Ft. Meade cyber units

    Anyone with a passing knowledge of Fort Meade knows that the installation is the center for cyber operations in the United States. The U.S. operates seven federal cyber centers to cope with threats in the cyber domain. Three of those fall under the Department of Defense. Locally, the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command operate two of those. The third is the Department of Defense Cyber Crime Center (DC3).
  • Jury finds San Antonio man guilty on federal child pornography charges

    A 27-year-old San Antonio man was found guilty June 27, 2019, on federal child pornography and obscenity charges of attempted enticement of a minor and attempted transfer of obscene material to a 14 year-old minor, who in reality was an agent for the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
  • Defense contractor to pay $4.2M settlement to the AF

    PAE Applied Technologies, LLC, has agreed to pay $4,200,000 to settle civil claims stemming from allegations that it submitted false claims to the United States Air Force, Timothy J. Downing, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma announced June, 28, 2019. The case was investigated by the Defense Criminal Investigative Service, Air Force Office of Special Investigations Procurement Fraud Detachment 2, Tinker AFB, Okla., and Defense Contract Audit Agency.
  • FPD Chile hosts first drone seminar

    Air Force Office of Special Investigations Force Protection Detachment, Chile, hosted the first Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Seminar with the Carabineros de Chile (Chile’s uniformed police; preventive) and the Policia de Investigaciones (PDI-Chile’s Investigative Police) at four Southern California law enforcement locations and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service Southwest Field Office May 20-24, 2019.
  • International cooperation brings fugitive to justice

    Nearly two years ago Air Force Office of Special Investigations Detachment 541, London, United Kingdom, began coordination with the Metropolitan Police, London Regional Security Office, the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Army Staff Judge Advocate Corps, the UK Home Office, Ministry of Defense Police, and U.S. Air Forces in Europe UK legal staff to find a path to arrange the apprehension of a wanted U.S. soldier. This matter dragged on since 2013 and was a constant recurring issue for the UK Home Office and for members of the U.S. Mission in London.
  • PF agents lead first joint-agency international investigation of combat contract corruption in the CENTCOM AOR

    Air Force Office of Special Investigations Special Agents from the Procurement Fraud Detachment 6, International Contract Corruption Task Force, identified and led the first ever joint-agency international investigation with Qatari Law Enforcement into an Al-Udeid Air Base contractor’s attempt to bribe a U.S. Government official.
  • Det. 613 receives infrastructure upgrades

    After nine months of utilizing various facilities here to accomplish their mission, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Detachment 613 is finally finding their way back to their fully renovated workspace. The $730,000 project began nearly 18 months ago with the main goal of creating a more efficient and effective space to accomplish mission requirements, while maintaining the safety and security of agents and their Korean partners.