PSA – Criminals Host Fake Government Services Websites

CRIMINALS HOST FAKE GOVERNMENT SERVICES WEB SITES TO ACQUIRE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION AND TO COLLECT FRAUDULENT FEES From May 2012 to March 2015, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has received complaints regarding criminals hosting fraudulent government services websites … Continued

Florida Telemarketer Offering GSA Work Files for Bankruptcy

Florida Telemarketer Offering GSA Work Files for Bankruptcy Source: Wall Street Journal, Bankruptcy Beat, Written by Katy Stech, April 17, 2015 A Florida telemarketing firm that the state’s consumer watchdog has called a scam filed for bankruptcy protection. Facing a … Continued

Affiliation Determination Results from Unofficial Mentoring

8(a)’s Unapproved Mentor-Protege Arrangement Leads To Affiliation Source: SmallGovCon, By Steven Koprince, February 23, 2015 An 8(a) small business was found to be affiliated with its large subcontractor under the ostensible subcontractor rule based in part on the fact that … Continued

OSC Proposed Rule for Contractor Whistleblowers

Contracting whistleblowers may get new channel to report wrongdoings  Source:  Federal News Radio, By Michael O’Connell, January 23, 2015 Government contractors and subcontractors may have a new avenue to report wrongdoings at federal agencies, if a new rule being floated … Continued