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9.02.2004
  I Hate It When That Happens

Halliburton admits it might have bribed Nigerian government
2 Sept. 2004

WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 (HalliburtonWatch.org) -- Halliburton's lawyer told the Wall Street Journal today that the company's KBR subsidiary "may" have bribed Nigeria's government to win an $8.1 billion contract to build a natural gas liquefaction plant. James Doty, an attorney for the Houston law firm Baker Botts, told the Journal that "people may at the time have been planning or contemplating the necessity of money for the purpose of making bribes." Doty based his comment on newly uncovered written notes from KBR employees which suggest that bribes were discussed to win the Nigeria contract. "There is no way to read these materials and not be concerned about that," Doty told the Journal. The notes were discovered over the last 10 days by Halliburton's lawyers and were written between 1993 and 1998.

SNIP

Pete Hisey points out that James Doty is the same guy who investigated Bush in the Harken deal. Good snag Pete!

 
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