Falsification on SF-86 Results in Federal Criminal Charges

Originally published here: https://www.clearancejobsblog.com/falsification-on-sf-86-results-in-federal-criminal-charges/

It is a fairly good bet that not all security clearance applicants read the fine print in the instructions section before filling out the Questionnaire for National Security Positions (SF-86). Under the “Penalties for Providing False or Inaccurate Information” section it states the U.S. Criminal Code (title 18, section 1001) provides that knowingly falsifying or concealing a material fact is a felony which may result in fines and/or up to five (5) years imprisonment. Click on the link above to read more.

Good. The more of those fringe riffraff types out of the cleared space, the better.