Timecard Fraud Leads to FBI Investigation and Clearance Revocation

Originally published at: https://www.clearancejobsblog.com/timecard-fraud-leads-to-fbi-investigation-and-clearance-revocation/

Claiming hours worked when you don’t actually perform the work is never a good idea, yet it happens quite frequently with defense contractors working on government projects. A Raytheon systems engineer, who had a Secret clearance, had a habit of disappearing every Friday even though he claimed to be working during that time.  As a result,…

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He could have just watched the news and saw how Hillary Clinton did it!


A hammer and Bleach Bit worked great for her. Ya know, like wiping it with a cloth.

He tried to be smart by going to the library, that amazes me.
A lot easier to put your drill to work and use your burn barrel.
Not the smartest cookie…


You are right that timecard fraud happens frequently. This has happened at least three times on the contracts that I oversee. The end result has always been that the employee gets fired and the government gets reimbursed. To me this should result in a security clearance revocation, but for each of the times it happened on my contract, there has been no impact to the clearance.

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So if the FBI raids your house and finds you took classified home, we are all in agreement you should go to prison, correct?

Just want to be sure. Lol