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September 14th, 2005, 12:09 PM #1
The U.N.'s Spreading Bribery Scandal: Russian Ties and Global Reach
"NEW YORK — How widespread is the corruption at the United Nations? The multibillion-dollar Iraq Oil-for-Food (search) scandal was just the beginning.
Now the issue is becoming the scale of corruption in the U.N.'s normal operations — and which individuals and corporations are reaping the benefits of a network of bribery and conspiracy that investigators have just begun to uncover. So far, those identities are still a mystery — but perhaps not for much longer.
Last Friday, federal prosecutors in Manhattan indicted the head of the U.N.'s own budget oversight committee, a Russian named Vladimir Kuznetsov (search), on charges of laundering hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bribes paid by companies seeking contracts with the United Nations."
September 14th, 2005, 01:00 PM #2
New Jersey politicians can always point to the UN when they need an example of an organization even more corrupt than their own.
September 14th, 2005, 01:11 PM #3Originally Posted by osprey4
September 14th, 2005, 01:41 PM #4
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what? i thought the UN was the last bastion of true democracy and a shining example of peace.
hello, world! its a corrupt mafia style organization which is only interested in becoming more powerful.All 1.21 of them.
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