Clearance Granted for Client with Numerous Allegations

EUROPE: Active duty military member issued Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) under Adjudicative Guidelines: B – Foreign Influence, D – Sexual Behavior, E – Personal Conduct, and J – Criminal Conduct as result of allegations of engaging in prohibited financial dealings with foreign national in violation of government regulations, Violations of several Articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) for which disciplinary action was imposed for false official statements, disobedience of orders, conduct unbecoming an officer, and adultery. After responding in writing to the SOR the Central Adjudication Facility granted the clearance. 

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Clearance Granted after SOR under Numerous Guidelines

MIDDLE ATLANTIC – Client Federal Government employee within the Department of Defense was issued Statement of Reasons (SOR) under Adjudicative Guidelines: E – Personal Conduct, J – Criminal Conduct, and D – Sexual Behavior as a result of circumstances and events that flowed from a person met through a social network site that raised questions of judgment, behavior, conduct, potential for extortion and coercion as a result of behavior taking place with and events surrounding interactions with that individual. After submitting a written response to the SOR, however, the Central Adjudication Facility granted the clearance/ access. 

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Clearance Granted in Case Regarding Client’s Sexual Behavior

MIDDLE ATLANTIC – Client civilian employee of the Department of Defense was issued a Letter of Intent (LOI) /Statement of Reasons (SOR) under Adjudicative Guidelines D – Sexual Behavior and M – Use of Information Technology Systems as a result of having been personally observed viewing sexually oriented material on a government issued computer after having previously been notified that this behavior was prohibited and having previously been observed viewing sexually oriented material on a government computer several years previously, and counseled at that time about such prohibited behavior as well as having been administratively punished for such misconduct. After submitting a detailed response to the SOR the Central Adjudication Facility granted the client’s clearance. 

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Senior Civilian Contractor Cleared of an Inappropriate Sexual History

MIDDLE ATLANTIC – Senior civilian contractor issued Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) by Central Adjudication Facility with regard to eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) under Adjudicative Guidelines for E – Personal Conduct, D – Sexual Behavior, and J – Criminal Conduct as a result of loss of eligibility for access to SCI by a “three-lettered Agency,” because of an extensive history of sexual behavior of a public nature, and negative information resulting from a government-directed psychological examination.  After presentation of the client’s case before an Administrative Judge from the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals, the access was reinstated.

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Client Gov. Employee Cleared of Multiple Misconducts and Felonies

WASHINGTON DC – Client government employee was issued a Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) under Adjudicative Guidelines for D – Sexual Behavior, E – Personal Conduct and J – Criminal Conduct as a result of felony abduction of a woman from whom it was alleged the client demanded sexual acts and was restrained when she refused to comply, for providing misleading information to the background investigator concerning that offense; failure to disclose being a plaintiff in a civil lawsuit; failure to disclose being the defendant in a different civil lawsuit, garnishment of wages, failure to pay child support, and having the IRS impound tax refunds to pay the child support; arrest for threatening and harassing a woman, and pleading guilty to harassment, and stalking; resigning from employment in lieu of being charged with time-card falsification and being charged in two sexual harassment complaints, and sending a threatening email to the employer; and for being punished for sexual harassment after entering the room of female service members on several occasions and touching and harassing the occupants of the room.  After representing the client at a Personal Appearance the Administrative Judge rendered a favorable recommendation that the client Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access and collateral security clearance be reinstated. 

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JAG Defense Retains Security Clearance for Active Duty Member

WASHINGTON DC – Client active duty member was previously denied access to classified information by another Federal Agency when that denial file was forwarded to the client’s service Central Adjudication Facility (CAF), which issued a Letter of Intent (LOI)/Statement of Reasons (SOR) to which client responded.  The SOR was based upon Adjudicative Guidelines for B – Foreign Influence,  D – Sexual Behavior, E – Personal Conduct, F – Financial Considerations, H – Drug Involvement, J – Criminal Conduct, and M – Use of Information Technology Systems as a result of refusal to pay delinquent credit accounts, retaliatory damage to the property of a neighbor, vandalism, providing false information to law enforcement, reckless driving, reckless discharge of firearms on various occasions and settings, numerous adulterous relationships to include with a foreign national, transmission of pornographic self-images through government computer and information systems, theft of government property, drug use by the client and the client’s spouse, involvement in drug dealing, sexual relations with a minor, multiple failures to successfully complete polygraph examinations, pointing a loaded handgun at a neighbor, bringing a concealed weapon to the workplace, theft of government property, and possession of unregistered weapons on government property.  Upon receipt of Letter of Notification of revocation of clearance by the service CAF, client retained JAG Defense for representation at a Personal Appearance before an Administrative Judge from the Defense Office of Hearings and Appeals (DOHA).  After presenting the case at the Personal Appearance the Personnel Security Appeals Board (PSAB) reinstated the client’s clearance. 

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