A few years later, Kevin Abikoff was providing legal advice to the shady company.
Unaoil relied on both banks as it cut deals with corrupt regimes.
The feds are working with Australian and British investigators to investigate Monaco firm Unaoil and its partners.
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While KBR was being investigated for bribery in Nigeria, it was partnering with a company that bribed officials in Kazakhstan.
Bribery fuels political instability -- and it's a propaganda tool for terrorists.
Like Blackwater, two other firms, L-3 Services and CACI, are still in the process of settling claims related to Iraq War
Ten years ago our "leaders" in the government, the corporate media, and the "national security" establishment assured us that invading Iraq was in our national interest.
The 2003 agreement between the Army and KBR protects the contractor from financial costs associated with unusually hazardous
Court documents said that when the Oregon Guardsmen began showing symptoms such as nose bleeds, "KBR managers told soldiers
The private military services industry has grown substantially over the past two decades. The SIPRI Top 100 arms-producing
Some of the subsequent press coverage criticized KBR, but that missed the point. Sure, in several respect KBR could have done much better, but at least it held special inspections documenting atrocious living conditions and threatened to cut off awards to the subcontractor.
Thanks to the American Civil Liberties Union, newly released documents reveal that the U.S. government and KBR were even more aware of the problem than previously known.
Despite all the attention paid to the use of private military and security contractors on battlefields it is true, as many in that industry say, that it is not that new; at least not as an organizational phenomenon.