Nigeria to Prosecute Dick Cheney in $180 Million Bribery Case


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“When lashing out at the Justice Department’s crackdown on bribery, some critics say the agency fails to mind its own beeswax.

In applying the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Justice has repeatedly targeted foreign-based companies and non-U.S. citizens for overseas bribery charges with the justification that they are fair game because the companies trade on U.S. exchanges. The critics say DOJ should stick to its home constituency and focus on U.S. companies.

Now, Nigeria is following suit. The nation’s anti-corruption agency says it will charge Dick Cheney in connection to a $180 million bribery case tied to a one-time subsidiary of Halliburton. Besides being the former vice president . . . ” ~Full story on Wall Street Journal

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