[cryptome] Re: Ex Employees v Altegrity...Company who vetted Snowden

  • From: Andrew Hornback <achornback@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cryptome@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2015 11:27:32 -0500


This may give you some more research fodder...


"USIS was founded in 1996 after the investigative branch of the OPM was
privatized. Its creation was due to an effort of Vice President of the
United States Al Gore's effort to reduce the size of the civil service.
Originally known as U.S. Investigations Services Inc., it was at first an
employee-owned company. Around 2000 the Carlyle Group invested in USIS and
in 2003 Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe committed capital to them. In 2007
Carlyle announced that it would sell USIS to Providence Equity Partners, a
private equity firm, for US$1.5 billion. In the fiscal year 2012 the
company received $253 million for the contract work of the OPM, 67% of the
OPM's contract spending for the fiscal year."

You might also want to look at who's connected with Carlyle Group...

So, it appears that Gore has some level of oblique culpability with regards
to Snowden, probably not as much as he does in connection to 9/11 though.

--- A

On Sat, Feb 28, 2015 at 7:21 AM, doug <douglasrankine2001@xxxxxxxxxxx>

> see url: http://cryptome.org/2015/02/altegrity-employees-001.pdf
> For a company which marketed itself as the ultimate in choosing human
> resources for the clandestine services, they haven't done very well in
> looking after their own employees.  No consultation whatsoever. And they
> got hacked...all those secret and confidential security clearances...out
> there in the open...somewhere...
> see url: http://www.wsj.com/articles/altegrity-files-for-chapter-
> 11-bankruptcy-1423446150
> This was the company which vetted Snowden...
> Dougie.

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