Most people know DARPA—the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency—as the folks behind projects like mind-controlled prosthetics, cheetah-bots, and insta-vaccines. But back in March, the Pentagon agency caught our attention after it awarded a contract to a company founded by its director.
Once news of the contract first broke, the plot began to thicken. Come to find out, DARPA Director Regina Dugan owns at least $15,000 worth of stock in the company and even provided the company with a $250,000 "note/loan."
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