The individual is employed at a DOE facility where his work requires him to have an access authorization. In December 2011, as part of a background investigation, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) of the individual to address his alcohol use. In addition to the PSI, the LSO requested the individual’s medical records and recommended a psychiatric evaluation of the individual by a DOE consultant psychiatrist (DOE psychiatrist).
The individual is an employee of a DOE contractor and an applicant for an access authorization. To address concerns related to the individual’s past use of alcohol and marijuana, other prior criminal conduct, and certain discrepancies in the record regarding the individual’s conduct, a Local Security Office (LSO) summoned the individual for an interview (PSI) with a personnel security specialist on August 29, 2011. Exhibit 10. After the PSI, the LSO determined that derogatory information existed that cast into doubt the individual’s eligibility for access authorization.
The individual works for a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor and holds a DOE access authorization, now in suspension. During 2009 through 2011, the individual used hydrocodone other than as directed and was consuming increasing amounts of alcohol. In October 2011, he voluntarily admitted himself into a substance abuse program at a local hospital. Upon discharge from the hospital, a psychologist diagnosed the individual with alcohol and opioid dependence.
The Individual is employed by a DOE contractor and has held a DOE access authorization since 1980. DOE Exhibit (Ex.) 6. In October 2006, after reviewing the Individual’s credit report during a routine reinvestigation in connection with her security clearance, the Local Security Office (LSO) requested that the Individual participate in a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) in order to discuss concerns raised by the Individual’s finances. DOE Ex. 14. The Individual’s security clearance was continued at that time. DOE Ex. 6.
The individual is employed in a position that requires him to maintain a DOE access authorization, which he had been granted. See Ex. 3 at 1. On an August 2011 Questionnaire for National Security Positions (QNSP), the individual disclosed a June 2007 vehicle repossession and a March 2010 wage garnishment for $2,000 that stemmed from a debt to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Ex. 4 at 8. He also disclosed a 2011 citation for No Proof of Registration. Id. at 7.
In October 2011, pursuant to an investigation, the Local Security Office obtained the Individual’s credit report. The credit report indicated that the Individual had a number of accounts either in collection or which were charged off. Exhibit (Ex.) 13 at 1-6. Consequently, the DOE facility’s Local Security Office (LSO) conducted a personnel security interview (PSI) with the Individual in January 2012. Ex. 19. The 2012 PSI failed to resolve the security concerns due to the Individual’s excessive indebtedness.
This case involves an Individual who failed to meet his financial obligations during the final years of his first marriage. The Individual reported the repossession of his motor vehicle and a home foreclosure to the Local Security Office (LSO) in 2008. The LSO subsequently conducted a series of three Personal Security Interviews (PSI) of the Individual, the most recent on February 1, 2012.
The individual’s present employer, a DOE contractor, has requested a DOE access authorization for the individual. The individual completed and submitted an Electronic Questionnaire for Investigations Processing (QNSP) in November 2011. DOE Exhibit 8. Based on issues contained in the individual’s security file, the Local Security Office (LSO) conducted a Personnel Security Interview (PSI) with the individual in January 2012. DOE Exhibit 9.
The Individual is employed by a Department of Energy (DOE) contractor in a position that requires a DOE security clearance. Based upon the receipt of derogatory information relating to an unpaid debt, the Local Security Office (LSO) called the Individual in for a Personnel Security Interview (PSI). DOE Ex. 7. After the PSI, the LSO informed the Individual that unresolved derogatory information created a substantial doubt concerning his eligibility for access authorization. Notification Letter dated March 5, 2012; DOE Ex. 1; 10 C.F.R. § 710.8(l) (Criterion L).
The individual is employed by a DOE contractor and has held a DOE access authorization for several years. DOE Ex. 3 at 1. In November 2011, the individual informed the Local Security Office (LSO) that she had been arrested and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated (Aggravated DWI) and possession of a prescription drug not prescribed to her. Id. The individual participated in Personnel Security Interviews (PSI’s) in December 2011 and January 2012. DOE Exs. 7 and 8.