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Investigations Process

  • Within the Executive Branch of the Federal Government, the US Office of Personnel Management delegates adjudication authority in most circumstances to the Heads of the hiring agencies per 5 CFR 731. The National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) provides the investigative product to the hiring agencies.

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  • Perspecta is a contractor, previously named Key Point, which completes employment background investigation work for the National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB). Perspecta sends emails out to individuals undergoing a U.S. Government background investigation to schedule interviews and clarify contact information.

    A legitimate email from Perspecta will be from CTRPerspectaRDG@nbib.gov and signed by "Case Support Team, Risk Decision Group".

    Perspecta emails look similar to:

    From: CTRPerspectaRDG@nbib.gov

    Date: Tue, Jan 1, 2018, 10:56 AM

    Subject: Security Clearance Update

    To: Subject of Investigation email@email.com

     

    Dear Subject of Investigation, 

    [Email Content: This is where Perspecta with explain what is needed.]

    Best,

    Case Support Team, Risk Decision Group

    O: 555.555.5555

    [Address of Case Support Team]

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