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  • AFOSI observes Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

    April 2016 marks the observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) in April is recognized across the country by both civilian and military communities. This month offers a unique opportunity to build on existing momentum to eliminate this crime and ensure all Airmen are in a
  • Deltona names street after Fallen OSI Hero

    The City of Deltona has named a street in honor of an Air Force airman who was killed in a terrorist attack in Afghanistan in April 2011.Master Sgt. Tara J. Brown of the Air Force Office of Special Investigations and three computer-systems personnel were working on a project to build a national level communications network in the Air Command and
  • 25 EFIS unveils new home

    The Air Force Office of Special Investigations 25th Expeditionary Field Investigations Squadron officially activated Jan. 1, 2015. The squadron officially moved into its permanent home March 14, 2016.The new office space is in the same building as AFOSI 5th Field Investigations Region within the United States Air Forces Europe/Air Forces Africa
  • OSI SA plays key role in Bragg court-martial conviction

    Fort Bragg Master Sgt. Omar Velez-Pagan was sentenced at his March 29 court-martial here to 30 years in military prison for the murder of his girlfriend, 25-year-old Vanesa Rodriguez of Panama City, Panama.Further, Velez-Pagan is to be reduced in rank to private, dishonorably discharged and to forfeit pay and allowances.He is being punished for
  • Former sailor given two year prison term for accepting bribes in Afghanistan

    A former U.S. Navy noncommissioned officer was sentenced March 29, 2016,  to 24 months in prison for accepting approximately $25,000 in cash bribes from vendors while he served in Afghanistan.Donald P. Bunch, 46, of Pace, Fla., was sentenced by Senior U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson of the Northern District of Florida, who also ordered Bunch to
  • OSI key to sentencing Robins thief

    Simon Watson, 37, of Warner Robins, Ga., was sentenced March 10, 2016, by the Honorable Judge Leslie J. Abrams, to 51 months imprisonment for theft of public funds, aggravated identity theft and failure to appear for sentencing. Watson is also required to pay $3,088.30 in restitution to the Army and Air Force Exchange Service.The case was
  • USAFSIA reaches graduate milestone

    March 10, 1949, ushered in a new era in federal law enforcement with the graduation of the first class of Special Agents from the fledgling United States Air Force Special Investigations Academy at the Washington, D.C. National Guard Armory.Fast-forward to March 24, 2016, and the USAFSIA graduating class at the Federal Law Enforcement Training
  • Former Hill AFB contractor charged with unlawful exportation

    Scott A. Williams, 51, of Huntsville, Utah, is charged with two counts of unlawful exportation of goods from the United States, false statement in a document and conversion of property of the United States in an indictment unsealed recently in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City. Williams is a former civilian contract employee at Hill Air Force
  • Scott AFB shipping firms pay $3.65M for falsifying records

    Two shipping companies working with U.S. Transportation Command at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., have paid $3.65 million in civil fines for falsifying records on cargo to be moved into and out of Afghanistan, Acting U.S. Attorney James L. Porter of the Southern District of Illinois announced March 10.Farrell Lines Inc. and its affiliate, Damco USA
  • Fighting fraud in AF SBIR and STTR programs

    In 2015, the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Office of Procurement Fraud Investigations Directorate identified an opportunity to fight fraud in the Air Force's Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. The OSI Procurement Fraud Investigations team turned this opportunity into a proactive