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  • disgusted2010 Feb 21, 2013

    Charges weren't dropped for the president, nor the vice president of Blackwater, therefore your first comment is incorrect....Reading is fundamental Bill Brasky

    You are correct, reading IS fundamental, re read my first post, I made NO reference to anyone specific person(s). I do not understand you you constantly attack my posts. Any specific reason?

  • qgirl232 Feb 21, 2013

    Would like to see them be this tedious for a conviction with "Fast and Furious". How many have died now due to the giving of guns to the Mexican drug lords?

  • Rebelyell55 Feb 21, 2013

    We'll never know how much money was spent to keep em out, but I'm betting most of us would live very comfortable.

  • 27228 Feb 21, 2013

    "I still believe we have the best justice system in the world," Jackson added." I bet you do, sir. Got off with a slap on the wrist, despite breaking multiple weapons laws.

  • Crumps Br0ther Feb 21, 2013

    So I guess this wasnt the scandal we were looking for either

  • Bill Brasky Feb 21, 2013

    "In this whole thing I just wonder who was there to profit by taking Blackwater out of the security business"

    Well according to the article Blackwater changed their name and are still in the "security" business, and still being fined for illegal activities.

  • Bill Brasky Feb 21, 2013

    "Prosecutors also dropped all charges against former general counsel Andrew Howell, former procurement vice president Ana Bundy and former weapons manager Ronald Slezak."

    Charges weren't dropped for the president, nor the vice president of Blackwater, therefore your first comment is incorrect....Reading is fundamental

  • frosty Feb 21, 2013

    In this whole thing I just wonder who was there to profit by taking Blackwater out of the security business. Probably an insider "who's your buddy" game. Or a group who thought they were not accountable, and probably were for a while.

  • disgusted2010 Feb 21, 2013

    "Facts show they were fined and put on probation. Therefore your first comment stating charges dropped was incorrect....and that was with a dream team of attorneys to defend them. All they had to do was change their name 3 times...lol" Bill Brasky

    See QUOTE from article below:
    Facts show they were fined and put on probation. Therefore your first comment stating charges dropped was incorrect....and that was with a dream team of attorneys to defend them. All they had to do was change their name 3 times...lol
    Bill Brasky

    "Prosecutors also dropped all charges against former general counsel Andrew Howell, former procurement vice president Ana Bundy and former weapons manager Ronald Slezak."

    Reading is fundamental.

  • Bill Brasky Feb 21, 2013

    "Read it and stand by my comment, which is based on the history of the case. I base my comments on facts not attacks."

    Facts show they were fined and put on probation. Therefore your first comment stating charges dropped was incorrect....and that was with a dream team of attorneys to defend them. All they had to do was change their name 3 times...lol

  • Pirate01 Feb 21, 2013

    This was a witchhunt to shutdown a private military contractor. After all of these years they get minor charges.

  • disgusted2010 Feb 21, 2013

    Doesn't sound like you read the article.
    Bill Brasky

    Read it and stand by my comment, which is based on the history of the case. I base my comments on facts not attacks.

  • commonsense4 Feb 21, 2013

    "They were sentenced to four months of house arrest, three years on probation and fined $5,000.

    All other charges against the men, including conspiracy to violate firearms laws and possession of unregistered firearms, were dismissed. Prosecutors also dropped all charges against former general counsel Andrew Howell, former procurement vice president Ana Bundy and former weapons manager Ronald Slezak.

    Blackwater now goes by the name Academi and has shifted its headquarters to the Washington, D.C., area.

    Academi last year agreed to pay a $7.5 million fine in exchange for the U.S. Justice Department deferring prosecution of 17 criminal charges. Federal agents also are monitoring the company's actions for an unspecified period to ensure compliance with federal export laws."

    Absolute joke. Pay some money and get off with a slap on the wrist. This should really scare everyone away from corruption . . . haaaaaaaaaaaa!

  • jsok123 Feb 21, 2013

    "Academi". So they changed their name yet again.

  • Sherlock Feb 21, 2013

    Wow when you have the money you can get good justice, Have you seen the home were he will be staying and only 5K.

  • Bill Brasky Feb 21, 2013

    "Charges dropped, reputations ruined. The US Justice Dept is taking its cues from the media playbook."

    Doesn't sound like you read the article.

  • disgusted2010 Feb 21, 2013

    Charges dropped, reputations ruined. The US Justice Dept is taking its cues from the media playbook.

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