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Company owners fake being disabled vets for government contracts

Each year millions in government funds intended to help veterans get back to work go to firms where owners have lied about being disabled vets, according to government watchdogs. The federal government sets aside billions in contracts each year for companies considered to be service-disabled veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB). The…

State Dept. tried to hide Blackwater’s piece of $10 billion contract: report

Contract comes despite Sec. Clinton’s pledge to ban ‘private mercenary firms’ The State Department has awarded part of a $10-billion embassy protection contract to the company formerly known as Blackwater, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at government documents. On Thursday, the State Department announced the winners of a…