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  • Orlando shooter worked for security firm tainted by blunders

    06/13/2016 3:11:27 PM PDT · by wtd · 6 replies
    WFTV ^ | Jun 13, 2016 - 5:46 PM | LEONORA BECK and MICHAEL LIEDTKE
    Orlando shooter worked for security firm tainted by blundersby: LEONORA BECK and MICHAEL LIEDTKE, Associated Press Updated: Jun 13, 2016 - 5:46 PM LONDON (AP) The security company that employed the shooter in the Orlando nightclub massacre has been tarred by a series of blunders and scandals that have raised questions about its competency and ethics. London-based G4S acknowledged Monday that Omar Mateen, whose rampage left 49 people dead and more than 50 wounded, worked for the firm at a residential community in south Florida. The ties to the man behind the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history...
  • Scandalous Images from Kabul: Guards at US Embassy Organized Humiliating Sex Games [2009]

    07/18/2015 10:06:07 PM PDT · by familyop · 54 replies
    Spiegel Online, Der Spiegel ^ | Sep 4, 2009 | Britta Sandberg
    Some of the men involved claim they were forced to participate by their supervisors at the ArmorGroup security firm. The scandal could yet again call into question the role of private contractors in US military missions...They show naked men, employees of the security firm, whose genitals are only barely covered with a kind of black beer mat. The men are drinking, dancing naked around a fire, licking each others nipples and grabbing each others testicles. They perform sex acts, pour vodka down each others' naked backs and drink it from the buttocks. It now appears that some of the men...
  • British Security Firm Facing Questions Over Role in Benghazi (U.S. Cons. guarded by unarmed Libyans)

    09/30/2012 10:24:28 AM PDT · by kristinn · 21 replies
    The U.K. Telegraph ^ | Sunday, September 30, 2012 | Raf Sanchez
    A British private security firm is facing questions over its role in the attack on the US consulate in Benghazi after it emerged that it was responsible for hiring local guards to protect the diplomatic site. Blue Mountain, a Wales-based firm staffed by former special forces operatives, was hired by the US government to provide security at the consulate before it was overrun in an assault that killed the ambassador and three other Americans. The company was paid only $387,413 (£239,683) by the US State Department for the year-long contract, less than the cost of deploying a single American soldier....
  • Iran May Consider American's Request

    08/05/2007 6:27:12 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 7 replies · 456+ views
    Washington Post ^ | August 05, 2007
    Iran May Consider American's Request August 05, 2007 Associated Press Nasser Karimi TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's Foreign Ministry said Sunday it would consider allowing the wife of an American man who vanished in Iran earlier this year to visit the Islamic country to search for him. "The request has not officially been relayed to us yet. If it is conveyed, we will review it," ministry spokesman Mohammad Ali Hosseini told reporters. On Thursday, Christine Levinson, the wife of missing former FBI agent Robert Levinson said she was planning to travel to Iran in search of her husband even though she...

    10/02/2003 10:14:43 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 222 replies · 1,587+ views
    various | 10/3/03 | self
    Don't know if there's anything here, but in trying to get information about Ed Shohat, quite an intriguing web is revealed. He's the attorney for the alleged "maid" to Rush Limbaugh who's reported turning him in for illegal prescription drug purchasing. His Democrat Party ties are known .. but there's more. Shohat is also the attorney for Eduardo and Hector Orlansky, whose financial intrigue is described here: Miami Herald Article about Espirto Santo Bank and the Orlansky brothers It just show happens that Espirito Santo Bank formed a partnership with the Orlansky brothers for the purpose of funding their lucrative...