Compromised Code Names, Operations and Equipment / Recent and in progress ( Updated 12:37PM PST / 27OCT2013 )

Editors Note: (Ralph Turchiano) Requested Repost from the archives (Oct 2013) EEV: Recently Compromised or exposed Code names, Operations, Software and facilities. The list is in no particular order and is being updated frequently. These are just the discoveries from the past 2 years. * Details of ALL operations can be found through inputting the…

Achieve Olympic Glory – Now Pay the IRS

 U.S. Olympic gold medal winners could owe almost $10,000 to the IRS As 230 U.S. Olympic athletes gear up to compete in the 2014 Winter Games, the only thing colder than the slopes at Sochi is the fact that any prizes awarded by the U.S. Olympic Commission (USOC) will be taxed by the IRS. Many…

IG finds some not-so-intelligent conduct in the intelligence community

Intelligence community appears to be endemic with fraud i.e. Two owners, who were the only employees of a subcontracting firm, mischarged 1,691 hours to the government for time running “a business for horse saddle padding,” according to the IG report   By  Walter Pincus, Published: December 4 Adding to all its other problems, the intelligence community’s…

Obama’s tech expert too busy fixing website to testify

Source: Reuters – Fri, 8 Nov 2013 02:19 AM Author: Reuters (Recasts with Park asking for delay due to work on website) WASHINGTON, Nov 7 (Reuters) – The chief technology officer for the White House is willing to testify to a powerful oversight committee in the U.S. House of Representatives, but Todd Park is still…

Seven stupid things the gov’t spent money on during the shutdown

Posted By Michael Bastasch On 9:23 PM  10/02/2013 In Daily Caller News Foundation The government is shut down and thousands of government workers have been sent home. But will it save any money? The shutdown in during the Clinton Presidency cost taxpayers about $1.5 billion in 22 days. According to IHS Global Insight, the shutdown…

Unearthed emails show embattled IRS official knew her agency was secretly targeting conservative groups

By  David Martosko In Washington PUBLISHED: 18:00 EST, 12  September 2013 |  UPDATED: 18:18 EST, 12 September 2013   Emails released this week by congressional  investigators show that an embattled former IRS manager was directly involved in  targeting conservative nonprofit groups for special scrutiny beginning at the  height of the 2010 midterm election season. Lois…

IRS lawyer says scandal was overseen by D.C., names names

Posted By Patrick Howley On 9:32 PM  07/17/2013 In Politics Top IRS officials in Washington, D.C. planned and oversaw the agency’s improper targeting of conservative groups, according to the 72-year old retiring IRS lawyer who will testify Thursday before the House Oversight Committee. Retiring IRS lawyer Carter C. Hull implicated the IRS Chief Counsel’s office,…

IRS published online thousands of Social Security numbers

Published time: July 08, 2013 19:41                                                                             AFP Photo / Karen Bleier The Internal Revenue Service mistakenly exposed as many as 2,319 Social Security numbers by posting them on the Internet, which a California-based archivist discovered last week. The IRS has already come under scrutiny for targeting  conservative political groups more frequently for audits and  …

U.S. Postal Service Logging All Mail for Law Enforcement

July 3, 2013   By  RON NIXON   WASHINGTON — Leslie James Pickering noticed something odd in his mail last September: a handwritten card, apparently delivered by mistake, with instructions for postal workers to pay special attention to the letters and packages sent to his home. “Show all mail to supv” — supervisor — “for…