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=== Board of directors ===
 
=== Board of directors ===
 
* '''President''': [[Li-Woan Yang]] (????-present)
 
* '''President''': [[Li-Woan Yang]] (????-present)
* '''Vice president''': Ralph Thomson (????-????), ...
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* '''Vice president''': Ralph Thompson (????-????)<ref name="ralph_sniper"/>, ...
  
 
=== Executives ===
 
=== Executives ===
 
* '''CEO''': [[Li-Woan Yang]] (????-present)
 
* '''CEO''': [[Li-Woan Yang]] (????-present)
* '''Executive secretary''': [[Mike Cohen]] (????-????), ...
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* '''Executive secretary''': Mike Cohen (????-????), Lowell Weaver (????-????)
  
 
=== Programmers ===
 
=== Programmers ===
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'''Tech contractors''':
 
'''Tech contractors''':
 
* [[Northrop Grumman]]
 
* [[Northrop Grumman]]
* [[SAIC]]
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* [[Science Applications International Corporation]] (SAIC)
 
* [[Boeing]]
 
* [[Boeing]]
* Raytheon
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* [[Raytheon]]
 
* [[Ciber]]
 
* [[Ciber]]
* ICF Kaiser (acquired Trinity Energy, [http://www.madcowprod.com/2017/10/26/jfk-assassination-barry-boys/ which was] run by a "close business associate" of [[Barry Seal]])
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* ICF Kaiser - acquired Trinity Energy, [http://www.madcowprod.com/2017/10/26/jfk-assassination-barry-boys/ which was] run by a "close business associate" of [[Barry Seal]]
* EG&G<ref name="egg_200808_news"/> (wholly owned by [[Carlyle Group]] from 1999 to 2001, then acquired by URS Corporation in August 2002)
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* EG&G<ref name="egg_200808_news"/> - wholly owned by [[Carlyle Group]] from 1999 to 2001, then acquired by URS Corporation in August 2002
  
 
'''Other''':
 
'''Other''':
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'''NASA''':
 
'''NASA''':
 
* Kennedy Space Center
 
* Kennedy Space Center
* Marshall Space Flight Center (located in [[Huntsville, Alabama|Huntsville AL]], home to numerous defense contractors and voting system test labs)
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* Marshall Space Flight Center - located in [[Huntsville, Alabama|Huntsville AL]], home to numerous defense contractors and voting system test labs
 
* Stennis Space Center
 
* Stennis Space Center
  
 
'''US Air Force''':
 
'''US Air Force''':
 
* Patrick Air Force Base
 
* Patrick Air Force Base
* Cape Canaveral Air Force Base - Managing access control card readers, ...<ref name="canaveral_afb"/>
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* Cape Canaveral Air Force Base - managing access control card readers<ref name="canaveral_afb"/>
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* [[Offutt Air Force Base]] - guarding access to the 55th Wing
  
 
'''Other''':
 
'''Other''':
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== Corporate connections ==
 
== Corporate connections ==
YEI has obtained a massive array of high-level government and corporate contracts over the years. Their corporate clients have included oil companies (like Exxon and Shell), media companies (like 20th Century Fox and the Walt Disney World Company), and more (such as McDonald's). At the same time, they have enjoyed business partnerships with other contractors, such as [[Northrop Grumman]], [[SAIC]], and [[Ciber]]. These contractors are much larger and more well-established than YEI, and several of them are connected to the development, adoption, or testing of electronic voting systems.
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YEI has obtained a massive array of high-level government and corporate contracts over the years. Their corporate clients have included oil companies (like Exxon and Shell), media companies (like 20th Century Fox and the Walt Disney World Company), and more (such as McDonald's). At the same time, they have enjoyed business partnerships with other contractors, such as [[Northrop Grumman]], [[Science Applications International Corporation|SAIC]], and [[Ciber]]. These contractors are much larger and more well-established than YEI, and several of them are connected to the development, adoption, or testing of electronic voting systems.
  
 
For Yang Enterprises, a small Florida company with Chinese owners, to acquire all these contracts would be a hard feat to pull off without being politically-connected. As shown above, YEI had political support from Florida government officials that were only one step removed from the Bush family.
 
For Yang Enterprises, a small Florida company with Chinese owners, to acquire all these contracts would be a hard feat to pull off without being politically-connected. As shown above, YEI had political support from Florida government officials that were only one step removed from the Bush family.
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== References ==
 
== References ==
 
<references>
 
<references>
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<ref name="ralph_sniper">Clint Curtis, ''Just a Fly on the Wall'' (2004), p.62 - note that Mike Cohen is called Matt Silverman, Ralph Thompson is called Rodney Thomason, and the Yangs are called the Wongs: "'''Matt:''' “You don't have any clue how bad we can hurt you. Rodney used to be a sniper in Vietnam, and the Wong's have other connections and can get to you any time they like.”"</ref>
 
<ref name="clients_2001">[http://web.archive.org/web/20010129102600/http://www.yangenterprises.com/client.htm 2001 clients list]</ref>
 
<ref name="clients_2001">[http://web.archive.org/web/20010129102600/http://www.yangenterprises.com/client.htm 2001 clients list]</ref>
 
<ref name="partners_2001">[http://web.archive.org/web/20010129092600/http://www.yangenterprises.com/business.htm 2001 business partners list]</ref>
 
<ref name="partners_2001">[http://web.archive.org/web/20010129092600/http://www.yangenterprises.com/business.htm 2001 business partners list]</ref>
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<ref name="homesafenet">[http://academic.udayton.edu/richardghere/org%20theory%2007/HomeSafeSurvey.pdf YEI was a contractor for the Department of Children and Families' HomeSafenet project in 1998-1999]</ref>
 
<ref name="homesafenet">[http://academic.udayton.edu/richardghere/org%20theory%2007/HomeSafeSurvey.pdf YEI was a contractor for the Department of Children and Families' HomeSafenet project in 1998-1999]</ref>
 
<ref name="canaveral_afb">[https://geebo.com/resumes/view/id/107678/ YEI managed the access control card readers for Cape Canaveral AFB]</ref>
 
<ref name="canaveral_afb">[https://geebo.com/resumes/view/id/107678/ YEI managed the access control card readers for Cape Canaveral AFB]</ref>
<ref name="exxon_gems">[https://www.yangenterprises.com/gems.htm "IT Division Develops GEMS for ExxonMobil Fuels Marketing"] - mentions Lowell Weaver</ref>
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<ref name="exxon_gems">[http://web.archive.org/web/20020706012737/http://www.yangenterprises.com/gems.htm Yang Enterprises, "IT Division Develops GEMS for ExxonMobil Fuels Marketing", 2002] ([https://www.yangenterprises.com/gems.htm original link, now 404s], [http://archive.is/tJhOl archive]) - name of Mike Cohen is changed to Lowell Weaver</ref>
 
<ref name="egg_200808_news">[http://www2.urscorp.com/ISC/newsletters/EGGNews8-2-08.pdf EG&G News, 2008/08/02]</ref>
 
<ref name="egg_200808_news">[http://www2.urscorp.com/ISC/newsletters/EGGNews8-2-08.pdf EG&G News, 2008/08/02]</ref>
 
</references>
 
</references>
  
 
== External links ==
 
== External links ==
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* ''Orlando Sentinel'', "KSC MONEY HELPS FUEL COMPANIES", 1995/07/17 (pages [https://www.newspapers.com/clip/42895096/the_orlando_sentinel/ 12], [https://www.newspapers.com/clip/42895105/the_orlando_sentinel/ 13]): "The companies that drink in the Kennedy Space Center contract dollars are the aerospace giants that grow bigger with every merger: Lockheed Martin, Rockwell, McDonnell Douglas, United Technologies. But in that forest of industrial redwoods, some of the money is trickling down to sapling level. Small businesses from subcontractors to tourist-oriented companies are getting their share. [...] EG&G required a trip to Cocoa. Lockheed Space Operations had an office at KSC near the Vehicle Assembly Building, while I-Net was at another part of KSC. Rockwell meant a trip to Cape Canaveral. And McDonnell Douglas was based in Titusville. [...] Yang Enterprises of Oveido was honored as KSC's small woman-owned business of the year for 1994, but it has been "very difficult" getting space dollars, company Marketing Director Ralph Thompson said. "Nobody really wants to open up the doors for anybody," Thompson said. "A lot of the companies do these types of services in-house . . . You've got to get out there, and you've got to kick the doors in and find the business." [...] Yang got its first contract in 1993, when I-Net which used to be a small business hired the three-member company. The I-Net contract has expired, but Yang has contracts with Rockwell and Lockheed, Thompson said. Kennedy business nets Yang about $150,000 a year. "We're up to 18 employees right now," Thompson said."
 
* [https://cases.justia.com/maine/superior-court/KENap-01-59.pdf Maine Superior Court, ''YANG ENTERPRISES, INC. v. MAINE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, RAYTHEON COMPANY'', "DECISION ON APPEAL", 2001/12/04]
 
* [https://cases.justia.com/maine/superior-court/KENap-01-59.pdf Maine Superior Court, ''YANG ENTERPRISES, INC. v. MAINE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, RAYTHEON COMPANY'', "DECISION ON APPEAL", 2001/12/04]
 
* Overall purpose of Yang Enterprises to the Bushes
 
* Overall purpose of Yang Enterprises to the Bushes
 
** [http://la.indymedia.org/news/2004/12/120077.php Wayne Madsen, "White House-linked clandestine operation paid for "vote switching" software", 2004/12/07] - describes early history of Yang: "Yang, an engineering and computer services company subcontracted to NASA prime contractors like Lockheed Martin, was founded in 1986 by Dr. Tyng-Lin (Tim) Yang. Granted minority-owned "Section 8A" and woman-owned preferential status by the U.S. government, Yang's clients also include the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT). Yang's President, Li-Woan (Lee) Yang, is Tim Yang's wife. Feeney was the registered agent for another Yang company, Y & H Greens, Inc., a company that was dissolved in 1988 and operated from the Yangs' residence on Merritt Island. The Yangs also serve as co-trustees for an entity called Yang of Merritt Island, Ltd., founded on January 31, 2000, and also run from their residence."; says that Clint Curtis worked on the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) for FDOT and Project Pipeline Information System for Exxon Mobil's facility in Coral Gables FL; cites Curtis as saying that the Yangs had "unlimited" money that came "mostly" from China; claims anonymous sources at FDOT revealed Feeney pressured the agency to pay YEI for nonexistent software and that Feeney knew YEI employed illegal aliens
 
** [http://la.indymedia.org/news/2004/12/120077.php Wayne Madsen, "White House-linked clandestine operation paid for "vote switching" software", 2004/12/07] - describes early history of Yang: "Yang, an engineering and computer services company subcontracted to NASA prime contractors like Lockheed Martin, was founded in 1986 by Dr. Tyng-Lin (Tim) Yang. Granted minority-owned "Section 8A" and woman-owned preferential status by the U.S. government, Yang's clients also include the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT). Yang's President, Li-Woan (Lee) Yang, is Tim Yang's wife. Feeney was the registered agent for another Yang company, Y & H Greens, Inc., a company that was dissolved in 1988 and operated from the Yangs' residence on Merritt Island. The Yangs also serve as co-trustees for an entity called Yang of Merritt Island, Ltd., founded on January 31, 2000, and also run from their residence."; says that Clint Curtis worked on the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) for FDOT and Project Pipeline Information System for Exxon Mobil's facility in Coral Gables FL; cites Curtis as saying that the Yangs had "unlimited" money that came "mostly" from China; claims anonymous sources at FDOT revealed Feeney pressured the agency to pay YEI for nonexistent software and that Feeney knew YEI employed illegal aliens
** [http://bradblog.com/?p=1027 Chris Bollyn says that the ''Oviedo Voice'' editor told him Mrs. Yang was a front] ([http://bradblog.com/?p=1081 an ''Oviedo Voice'' article corroborates this meeting]) - who was YEI fronting for?
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** [https://bradblog.com/?p=1027#comment-7880 Christopher Bollyn comment made 2004/12/20 on Brad Friedman, "Raymond Camillo Lemme Obit", 2004/12/07] ([http://bradblog.com/?p=1081 Brad Friedman, "'Oviedo Voice' Promises 'Balanced' Feeney Reply to Curtis Charges...", 2004/12/28]: "[The ''Oviedo Voice'' article writers] describe a meeting they had in their offices with Christopher Bollyn, a reporter for American Free Press."): "The "executive secretary" for Yang, Mike Cohen, needs to be asked a few direct questions, such as: What is a nice Jewish boy like you doing in such a racket? Is Yang Enterprises, Inc. a Mossad front? When I spoke to the editor of the Oviedo Voice, he told me that Mrs. Yang appeared to be just a front."
 
** [http://www.bradblog.com/?p=1088 BradBlog discussion of the China angle of Clint Curtis's story] - raises two interesting questions: whether this apparent Chinese spy front helped design election hacking software in exchange for US military secrets ("Or maybe it could be that YEI and Nee were owed a favor for their help in designing election-hacking software?"), and whether the purpose of having the Chinese design election hacking software was to protect it from the scrutiny of US laws ("And if vote rigging technology is developed and imported from China, try investigating the Chinese government with a subpoena or a search warrant!")
 
** [http://www.bradblog.com/?p=1088 BradBlog discussion of the China angle of Clint Curtis's story] - raises two interesting questions: whether this apparent Chinese spy front helped design election hacking software in exchange for US military secrets ("Or maybe it could be that YEI and Nee were owed a favor for their help in designing election-hacking software?"), and whether the purpose of having the Chinese design election hacking software was to protect it from the scrutiny of US laws ("And if vote rigging technology is developed and imported from China, try investigating the Chinese government with a subpoena or a search warrant!")
 
* Local corruption
 
* Local corruption
 
** [http://www.bradblog.com/?p=1072 Brad Friedman, "MSNBC's 'Bloggermann' Blows It Again!", 2004/12/22] - Mrs. Yang received a "Certificate of Appreciation" from the Oviedo Police Department on 2003/01/02 for "generous contribution and continuing support to the members of the Oviedo Police Department"
 
** [http://www.bradblog.com/?p=1072 Brad Friedman, "MSNBC's 'Bloggermann' Blows It Again!", 2004/12/22] - Mrs. Yang received a "Certificate of Appreciation" from the Oviedo Police Department on 2003/01/02 for "generous contribution and continuing support to the members of the Oviedo Police Department"
** [http://www.bradblog.com/?p=1217 Brad Friedman, "And Speaking of 'Further Ways to Argue Like a 'Conservative<nowiki>''</nowiki>...", 2005/02/25] - The ''Oviedo Voice'' owner, Chuck Noles, is allegedly friends with Feeney and ran horrifically biased reporting on the YEI scandal
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** [http://www.bradblog.com/?p=1217 Brad Friedman, "And Speaking of 'Further Ways to Argue Like a 'Conservative<nowiki>''</nowiki>...", 2005/02/25] - the ''Oviedo Voice'' owner, Chuck Noles, is allegedly friends with Feeney and ran horrifically biased reporting on the YEI scandal
 
* Various news
 
* Various news
 
** [http://bradblog.com/?p=1038 Brad Friedman, "Yang Enterprises, Inc. (YEI) Statement Forthcoming!", 2004/12/10] - mentions how Mike Cohen was replaced by Lowell Weaver
 
** [http://bradblog.com/?p=1038 Brad Friedman, "Yang Enterprises, Inc. (YEI) Statement Forthcoming!", 2004/12/10] - mentions how Mike Cohen was replaced by Lowell Weaver
* [http://www.yangenterprises.com/Statement_of_Capabilities.pdf Statement of capabilities, 2015]
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* [http://www.yangenterprises.com/Statement_of_Capabilities.pdf Statement of capabilities, 2015]: "Yang Enterprises, Inc. (YEI) was founded as an engineering consulting firm in 1986 by Dr. Tyng-Lin (Tim) Yang. In 1993, Mrs. Li-Woan (Lee) Yang assumed management and ownership of the company. YEI has provided top quality, award-winning services and products in support of the U.S. Space Program/NASA, the Department of Defense, and many Fortune 500 companies."
* [http://www.boystown.org/locations/central-florida/news-and-events/Pages/central-floridas-candy-cane-5k-celebrates-10th-anniversary.aspx YEI was a benefactor of the Central Florida branch of Boys Town] ([[Boys Town|the organization]] implicated in [[Franklin child sex ring|Franklin]] as a source of child prostitutes)
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* [[Boys Town]] connection - the organization implicated in [[Franklin child sex ring|Franklin]] as a source of child prostitutes
* [https://www.boystown.org/about/Documents/2016AnnualReport.pdf YEI and Tim Yang listed as "Friends" in Boys Town's 2016 Annual Report (indicating a $1,000-$2,499 donation)]
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** [https://www.boystown.org/about/Documents/2016AnnualReport.pdf 2016 Annual Report of Boys Town] - under "FRIENDS", indicating a $1,000-$2,499 donation, are "Mr. Tim Yang, FL" and "Yang Enterprises, Inc., FL"
* [https://www.yangenterprises.com/c2f/c2f.aspx At an unknown date, YEI was was awarded the Command and Control Facility Maintenance and Repair contract for the 55th Wing at Offutt AFB, and sent out a job offer for a Facility Watchman]
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** [http://www.boystown.org/locations/central-florida/news-and-events/Pages/central-floridas-candy-cane-5k-celebrates-10th-anniversary.aspx Boys Town Central Florida, "Central Florida's Candy Cane 5k Celebrates 10th Anniversary", 2017/01/23]: "Boys Town Central Florida held their 10th annual Candy Cane 5k on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Central Winds Park in Winter Springs. [...] This year’s run was sponsored by Holland Pools, Anderson and Ferrin Attorneys at Law, Synergy Mortgage, Ti’Juana Flats, Yang Enterprises INC., The Canovas Photography, Charter Spectrum, Beers and Gordon Civil Trial Attorneys, Citizens Bank of Florida, Fun Spot America Theme Parks, Garganese, Weiss and D’Agresta Attorneys at Law, M Paul General Contractors, The Law Office of Timothy A. Moran, Orlando Health, Oviedo Car Care, Nemours Children’s Hospital, University Behavioral Center, Waste Pro, Your Oviedo Dentist, Krispy Kreme in Winter Park, Moon-Glade Photography, Oviedo Mall, Race Time Sports, City of Winter Springs, Kiwanis, Darlene Brown Team, First 2 Aid, Look Local Magazine, My House Fitness, Paramount Urgent Care in Oviedo, Synergy Mortgage Powered by The Mortgage Firm and Breeze Entertainment."
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* [https://www.yangenterprises.com/c2f/c2f.aspx "YEI's Command and Control Facility Maintenance and Repair Team: USSTRATCOM, 55th Wing, Offutt AFB", date unknown but 2017 or prior]: "'''Yang Enterprises, Inc.''' was awarded the Command and Control Facility Maintenance and Repair contract for the 55th Wing at Offutt AFB. We are looking for many skilled team members. [...] '''Job Description:''' Facility Watchman. Conduct required rounds of facility and monitor alarms on a recurrent basis. Dispatches technicians as required."
 
* Pyramid Technologies Inc. - appears to be another front for the Yangs
 
* Pyramid Technologies Inc. - appears to be another front for the Yangs
 
** Website from late 2007: ..., [http://web.archive.org/web/20071231142725/http://www.pyramidtechnologiesinc.com:80/company.asp Company Profile], ...
 
** Website from late 2007: ..., [http://web.archive.org/web/20071231142725/http://www.pyramidtechnologiesinc.com:80/company.asp Company Profile], ...
 
** [http://www.bradblog.com/Docs/Yang_PyramidTechnology_AnnualReport2007_med.jpg 2007 annual report to the Florida Secretary of State's office]
 
** [http://www.bradblog.com/Docs/Yang_PyramidTechnology_AnnualReport2007_med.jpg 2007 annual report to the Florida Secretary of State's office]

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Yang Enterprises (YEI) is a Florida technology contractor whose clients include numerous government agencies and corporations. It started off in 1986 as a small company run by a Chinese couple, with the wife Mrs. Li-Woan Yang assuming control in 1993. YEI managed to obtain a massive array of high-level government (including Florida agencies, NASA space centers, and Air Force bases) and corporate (including oil companies, media enterprises, and other tech companies) contracts. This was likely built on the strength of Yang Enterprises' political connections. YEI had on its payroll Tom Feeney, a top Florida legislator and close political ally of the Bush family. Feeney was a member (later Speaker) of the Florida House while serving as the registered lobbyist and corporate counsel for YEI.

The company was thrust into controversy after Clint Curtis, a programmer who had joined YEI in 1998, blew the whistle on its illegal activities. Early on, Curtis witnessed apparent acts of Chinese espionage, such as Mrs. Yang sending information to her brother (deported for spying) in China and illegal alien employee Henry Nee inserting backdoors into government software. In 2000, he became aware of the improper relationship with Feeney, and was even asked by Feeney and Mrs. Yang to write software intended for stealing elections. Curtis soon left to take a job at the Florida Department of Transportation, one of YEI's clients, where he learned from FDOT employee Mavis Georgalis that YEI had been overbilling the agency. Curtis and Georgalis made a report to FDOT Inspector General investigator Ray Lemme about Yang Enterprises. Pressure from the top caused the investigation to be closed, Curtis and Georgalis were fired, and Lemme died under suspicious circumstances after pursuing the case on his own. Curtis made his story known in 2004 through a self-published book and the alternative media.

Ultimately, Yang Enterprises is at the center of several important conspiracies. The company played a role in election rigging, helping a high-level Republican develop a prototype for computerized election theft. YEI's role in Chinese espionage and protection from prosecution is part of the corrupt relationship that Chinese industry and intelligence has with both political parties (see also: the relationship between Arkansas billionaire Jackson T. Stephens and the Riady family). More speculatively, YEI might be connected to the Inslaw affair (it provided software to governments and corporations with wiretapping backdoors, just like PROMIS) and child sex trafficking (it was an IT contractor for Florida's foster care system and allegedly got Henry Nee a false Social Security number from an immigrant trafficking ring in South Georgia).

History

Employees

Board of directors

  • President: Li-Woan Yang (????-present)
  • Vice president: Ralph Thompson (????-????)[1], ...

Executives

  • CEO: Li-Woan Yang (????-present)
  • Executive secretary: Mike Cohen (????-????), Lowell Weaver (????-????)

Programmers

Clients

Corporations

Many of these come from YEI's 2001 list of clients[2], 2001 list of business partners[3], and 2017 list of commercial clients[4].

Fossil fuel industry:

  • Exxon[5]
  • Shell
  • Chevron
  • Amoco

Media companies:

  • 20th Century Fox (pre 2001-present)
  • 3M National Advertising Company (pre 2001-????)
  • Walt Disney World Company (pre 2001-present)

Tech contractors:

Other:

  • McDonald's

Federal government

Many of these come from YEI's 2001 list of clients[2] and 2017 list of federal clients[7].

NASA:

  • Kennedy Space Center
  • Marshall Space Flight Center - located in Huntsville AL, home to numerous defense contractors and voting system test labs
  • Stennis Space Center

US Air Force:

  • Patrick Air Force Base
  • Cape Canaveral Air Force Base - managing access control card readers[8]
  • Offutt Air Force Base - guarding access to the 55th Wing

Other:

  • General Services Administration

State government

Many of these come from YEI's 2001 list of clients[2] and 2017 list of state clients[9].

Florida:

Controversies

Contract fraud

Feeney corruption

Chinese espionage

Vote rigging

Ray Lemme death

Main article: Ray Lemme

Political connections

Corporate connections

YEI has obtained a massive array of high-level government and corporate contracts over the years. Their corporate clients have included oil companies (like Exxon and Shell), media companies (like 20th Century Fox and the Walt Disney World Company), and more (such as McDonald's). At the same time, they have enjoyed business partnerships with other contractors, such as Northrop Grumman, SAIC, and Ciber. These contractors are much larger and more well-established than YEI, and several of them are connected to the development, adoption, or testing of electronic voting systems.

For Yang Enterprises, a small Florida company with Chinese owners, to acquire all these contracts would be a hard feat to pull off without being politically-connected. As shown above, YEI had political support from Florida government officials that were only one step removed from the Bush family.

See also

References

  1. Clint Curtis, Just a Fly on the Wall (2004), p.62 - note that Mike Cohen is called Matt Silverman, Ralph Thompson is called Rodney Thomason, and the Yangs are called the Wongs: "Matt: “You don't have any clue how bad we can hurt you. Rodney used to be a sniper in Vietnam, and the Wong's have other connections and can get to you any time they like.”"
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2001 clients list
  3. 2001 business partners list
  4. 2017 commercial clients list
  5. Yang Enterprises, "IT Division Develops GEMS for ExxonMobil Fuels Marketing", 2002 (original link, now 404s, archive) - name of Mike Cohen is changed to Lowell Weaver
  6. EG&G News, 2008/08/02
  7. 2017 federal clients list
  8. YEI managed the access control card readers for Cape Canaveral AFB
  9. 2017 state clients list
  10. YEI was a contractor for the Department of Children and Families' HomeSafenet project in 1998-1999

External links

  • Orlando Sentinel, "KSC MONEY HELPS FUEL COMPANIES", 1995/07/17 (pages 12, 13): "The companies that drink in the Kennedy Space Center contract dollars are the aerospace giants that grow bigger with every merger: Lockheed Martin, Rockwell, McDonnell Douglas, United Technologies. But in that forest of industrial redwoods, some of the money is trickling down to sapling level. Small businesses from subcontractors to tourist-oriented companies are getting their share. [...] EG&G required a trip to Cocoa. Lockheed Space Operations had an office at KSC near the Vehicle Assembly Building, while I-Net was at another part of KSC. Rockwell meant a trip to Cape Canaveral. And McDonnell Douglas was based in Titusville. [...] Yang Enterprises of Oveido was honored as KSC's small woman-owned business of the year for 1994, but it has been "very difficult" getting space dollars, company Marketing Director Ralph Thompson said. "Nobody really wants to open up the doors for anybody," Thompson said. "A lot of the companies do these types of services in-house . . . You've got to get out there, and you've got to kick the doors in and find the business." [...] Yang got its first contract in 1993, when I-Net which used to be a small business hired the three-member company. The I-Net contract has expired, but Yang has contracts with Rockwell and Lockheed, Thompson said. Kennedy business nets Yang about $150,000 a year. "We're up to 18 employees right now," Thompson said."
  • Maine Superior Court, YANG ENTERPRISES, INC. v. MAINE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, RAYTHEON COMPANY, "DECISION ON APPEAL", 2001/12/04
  • Overall purpose of Yang Enterprises to the Bushes
    • Wayne Madsen, "White House-linked clandestine operation paid for "vote switching" software", 2004/12/07 - describes early history of Yang: "Yang, an engineering and computer services company subcontracted to NASA prime contractors like Lockheed Martin, was founded in 1986 by Dr. Tyng-Lin (Tim) Yang. Granted minority-owned "Section 8A" and woman-owned preferential status by the U.S. government, Yang's clients also include the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT). Yang's President, Li-Woan (Lee) Yang, is Tim Yang's wife. Feeney was the registered agent for another Yang company, Y & H Greens, Inc., a company that was dissolved in 1988 and operated from the Yangs' residence on Merritt Island. The Yangs also serve as co-trustees for an entity called Yang of Merritt Island, Ltd., founded on January 31, 2000, and also run from their residence."; says that Clint Curtis worked on the Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) for FDOT and Project Pipeline Information System for Exxon Mobil's facility in Coral Gables FL; cites Curtis as saying that the Yangs had "unlimited" money that came "mostly" from China; claims anonymous sources at FDOT revealed Feeney pressured the agency to pay YEI for nonexistent software and that Feeney knew YEI employed illegal aliens
    • Christopher Bollyn comment made 2004/12/20 on Brad Friedman, "Raymond Camillo Lemme Obit", 2004/12/07 (Brad Friedman, "'Oviedo Voice' Promises 'Balanced' Feeney Reply to Curtis Charges...", 2004/12/28: "[The Oviedo Voice article writers] describe a meeting they had in their offices with Christopher Bollyn, a reporter for American Free Press."): "The "executive secretary" for Yang, Mike Cohen, needs to be asked a few direct questions, such as: What is a nice Jewish boy like you doing in such a racket? Is Yang Enterprises, Inc. a Mossad front? When I spoke to the editor of the Oviedo Voice, he told me that Mrs. Yang appeared to be just a front."
    • BradBlog discussion of the China angle of Clint Curtis's story - raises two interesting questions: whether this apparent Chinese spy front helped design election hacking software in exchange for US military secrets ("Or maybe it could be that YEI and Nee were owed a favor for their help in designing election-hacking software?"), and whether the purpose of having the Chinese design election hacking software was to protect it from the scrutiny of US laws ("And if vote rigging technology is developed and imported from China, try investigating the Chinese government with a subpoena or a search warrant!")
  • Local corruption
  • Various news
  • Statement of capabilities, 2015: "Yang Enterprises, Inc. (YEI) was founded as an engineering consulting firm in 1986 by Dr. Tyng-Lin (Tim) Yang. In 1993, Mrs. Li-Woan (Lee) Yang assumed management and ownership of the company. YEI has provided top quality, award-winning services and products in support of the U.S. Space Program/NASA, the Department of Defense, and many Fortune 500 companies."
  • Boys Town connection - the organization implicated in Franklin as a source of child prostitutes
    • 2016 Annual Report of Boys Town - under "FRIENDS", indicating a $1,000-$2,499 donation, are "Mr. Tim Yang, FL" and "Yang Enterprises, Inc., FL"
    • Boys Town Central Florida, "Central Florida's Candy Cane 5k Celebrates 10th Anniversary", 2017/01/23: "Boys Town Central Florida held their 10th annual Candy Cane 5k on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at Central Winds Park in Winter Springs. [...] This year’s run was sponsored by Holland Pools, Anderson and Ferrin Attorneys at Law, Synergy Mortgage, Ti’Juana Flats, Yang Enterprises INC., The Canovas Photography, Charter Spectrum, Beers and Gordon Civil Trial Attorneys, Citizens Bank of Florida, Fun Spot America Theme Parks, Garganese, Weiss and D’Agresta Attorneys at Law, M Paul General Contractors, The Law Office of Timothy A. Moran, Orlando Health, Oviedo Car Care, Nemours Children’s Hospital, University Behavioral Center, Waste Pro, Your Oviedo Dentist, Krispy Kreme in Winter Park, Moon-Glade Photography, Oviedo Mall, Race Time Sports, City of Winter Springs, Kiwanis, Darlene Brown Team, First 2 Aid, Look Local Magazine, My House Fitness, Paramount Urgent Care in Oviedo, Synergy Mortgage Powered by The Mortgage Firm and Breeze Entertainment."
  • "YEI's Command and Control Facility Maintenance and Repair Team: USSTRATCOM, 55th Wing, Offutt AFB", date unknown but 2017 or prior: "Yang Enterprises, Inc. was awarded the Command and Control Facility Maintenance and Repair contract for the 55th Wing at Offutt AFB. We are looking for many skilled team members. [...] Job Description: Facility Watchman. Conduct required rounds of facility and monitor alarms on a recurrent basis. Dispatches technicians as required."
  • Pyramid Technologies Inc. - appears to be another front for the Yangs