Daily Archives: August 8, 2012

Former Chief of Party in Baghdad for the United States Institute of Peace Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud Conspiracy

[Translate] Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 7, 2012 Former Chief of Party in Baghdad for the United States Institute of Peace Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud Conspiracy WASHINGTON – The former chief of … Continue reading

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G4S fills Olympic security quota

[Translate] G4S fills Olympic security quota Updated: August 8, 2012, 8:20 AM ET Associated Press LONDON — Sometimes, it’s better late than never. With the London Olympics nearly over — and after a staffing debacle that called Olympic security into question … Continue reading

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Private Security Companies in Somalia are in violation of the arms embargo – UN

[Translate] Private Security Companies in Somalia are in violation of the arms embargo – UN Written by defenceWeb Wednesday, 08 August 2012 14:28 The United Nations is concerned that member states are failing to uphold the arms embargo on Somalia … Continue reading

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Blackwater agrees to $7.5M fine

[Translate] Blackwater agrees to $7.5M fine Contractor, now named Academi, admits to range of lawbreaking including unlawful gun possession By Joseph Neff and Jay Price jneff@newsobserver.com Posted: Tuesday, Aug. 07, 2012 RALEIGH The military contractor formerly known as Blackwater ended … Continue reading

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Company Once Known as Blackwater Settles Arms Case

[Translate] Company Once Known as Blackwater Settles Arms Case By MICHAEL BIESECKER RALEIGH, N.C.        abcnews.go.com Company previously known as Blackwater agrees to $7.5 million fine in arms smuggling case The Associated Press The international security contractor formerly known as Blackwater … Continue reading

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Statement from Academi re fine to settle charges of arms-sales violations

[Translate] Statement from Academi re fine to settle charges of arms-sales violations This is all we’ll have on this legacy matter. “ACADEMI is pleased to reach this important agreement on this legacy matter. It is yet another step in our … Continue reading

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Academi/Blackwater Charged and Enters Deferred Prosecution Agreement

[Translate] Academi/Blackwater Charged and Enters Deferred Prosecution Agreement U.S. Attorney’s Office August 07, 2012 Eastern District of North Carolina (919) 856-4530 RALEIGH, NC—U.S. Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced the unsealing of a bill of information and deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) … Continue reading

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Where Money & Markets Don’t Belong

[Translate] Where Money & Markets Don’t Belong August 16, 2012 Jeremy Waldron What Money Can’t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets by Michael J. Sandel Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 244 pp., $27.00 Pecunia non olet, we are told. Money doesn’t … Continue reading

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