Skip to comments.AP source: DOJ probing alleged Blackwater payments
Posted on 02/01/2010 10:22:03 AM PST by Nachum
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department is investigating whether security contractor Blackwater Worldwide tried to bribe Iraqi officials to allow the company to keep working there after a fatal shooting involving Blackwater guards, according to a person close to the investigation.
The investigation in Raleigh, N.C., follows a November report by The New York Times that said executives at the North Carolina-based company authorized about $1 million in payments to Iraqi officials in 2007. Blackwater had been the source of tremendous anti-American sentiment in Iraq following the deadly shooting of 17 Iraqis in a crowded intersection.
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when will the probes into the bribes given to Ben Nelson and Mary Landrieu begin???
When have we NOT bribed Iraqis, wheather under the table or out in the open by the DOD?