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Blackwater In Iraq Bribery Scandal

Source: Aftermath News

“Executives at US security firm Blackwater approved secret payments of about one million dollars to Iraqi officials to “silence their criticism” after company guards killed 17 civilians in Baghdad in 2007, the New York Times has said.

Citing interviews with four unnamed former Blackwater executives, the Times said the company’s president at the time, Gary Jackson, approved the bribes.”

“Blackwater chairman and founder Erik Prince did not dispute the existence of a bribery plan when he was confronted by Blackwater’s vice chairman at the time, Cofer Black, according to an executive familiar with their discussions on the matter, the [New York] Times said.”

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