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"Former U.N. oil-for-food head charged with bribery

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"Former U.N. oil-for-food head charged with bribery
Source Reuters
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".........Former executive director Benon Sevan, the highest ranking U.N. official to be charged in relation to the program, and Ephraim Nadler, brother-in-law of Boutros Boutros-Ghali, were named in an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday..........."
"............More than 2,300 companies have been investigated and some governments accused of having abused the $64 billion humanitarian program, which ran from 1996 until 2003..............."


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