U.S. joins lawsuit against firm that vetted Snowden


WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Departmentsaid on Wednesday it joined a lawsuit filed by a whistlebloweragainst United States Investigations Services, the firm thatvetted Edward Snowden, who leaked documents about U.S. spyingefforts.

The lawsuit alleges that USIS failed to perform qualitycontrol reviews in connection with its backgroundinvestigations, the department said.

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