U.S. military personnel have been convicted of $50 million worth of crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan

Number 27424
Subject National Security
Source Center for Public Integrity
Year 2015
Publication Date
Summary U.S. military personnel committed crimes worth more than $50 million during their deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, capitalizing on the Defense Department’s decision to depend on cash transactions there without any genuine oversight, a Center for Public Integrity investigation found.
Category IRE Contest Entry
Keywords National security; Iraq; Afghanistan; Defense Department; Middle East; military; financial investigations
Related Links http://www.publicintegrity.org/2015/05/05/17268/us-military-personnel-have-been-convicted-50-million-worth-crimes-iraq-and
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