Daily Archives: April 13, 2015

4 former Blackwater guards to get lengthy prison sentences for Iraq shootings

[Translate] 4 former Blackwater guards to get lengthy prison sentences for Iraq shootings Associated Press Monday, April 13, 2015 12:15pm WASHINGTON — A federal judge says he won’t deviate from the lengthy mandatory minimum sentences faced by four former Blackwater … Continue reading

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Emails Reveal Discord Over Blackwater Charges

[Translate] Emails Reveal Discord Over Blackwater Charges By MATT APUZZO  APRIL 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — As prosecutors put the finishing touches on the 2008 indictment of Blackwater security contractors for a deadly shooting in Iraq, the F.B.I. agents leading the … Continue reading

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FBI Incensed Over Justice Department’s Leniency in Blackwater Security Case

[Translate] FBI Incensed Over Justice Department’s Leniency in Blackwater Security Case By Steve Neavling ticklethewire.com The FBI is not happy with how prosecutors handled the indictment of Blackwater security contractors involved in a deadly shooting in Iraq, saying political appointees … Continue reading

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Ex-security guards convicted in Iraq shooting face long punishments; sentencing set for Monday

[Translate] Ex-security guards convicted in Iraq shooting face long punishments; sentencing set for Monday FILE – In these various file photos, Blackwater guards, from left, Dustin HearFILE – In these various file photos, Blackwater guards, from left, Dustin Heard, Paul … Continue reading

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For Convicted Blackwater Gunmen Sentencing Is at Hand

[Translate] For Convicted Blackwater Gunmen Sentencing Is at Hand By Eric Tucker, The Associated Press 12 April 15 federal judge on Friday rejected a last-minute request to delay the sentencing hearing for four former Blackwater guards convicted in the 2007 … Continue reading

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