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by Peter Moskos

December 17, 2010

Speaking of private justice

Halliburton pays Nigeria $250 million to drop their case against former CEO Dick Cheney... for paying Nigerian official $180 million between 1994 and 2004 to secure a $6 billion contract. So says the BBC.

2 comments:

Jay Livingston said...

This surely bad news. Getting a quarter billion from Halliburton will only encourage those people in Nigeria to keep sending even more of those e-mails to the rest of us.

MisguidedPotential said...

Gotta love stories of human greed around Christmas!