$12 Billion ‘Space Force’ Contract Connected To Fraud

Trump’s ‘Space Force’ already has a $12 billion fraud problem.

“A contract to oversee up to $12 billion in Space Force technology funds is being held up while the nascent military service evaluates fraud findings from an obscure Texas business dispute, casting fresh scrutiny on an emerging industry of nonprofit companies that handle acquisitions on the government’s behalf.

In early December, the Space and Missile Systems Center, a Los Angeles-based unit of the Space Force, announced it had selected a nonprofit called NSTXL to oversee billions of dollars in contracts over a 10-year period. Its role managing the consortium is similar to an outsourced procurement office, carrying out work that would otherwise be handled by seasoned bureaucrats while other companies receive the contracts themselves.” [READ MORE]