January 8, 2006
Arrest in Oil-for-Food Program
CNN reports here of an arrest in Houston of an individual charged with accepting two (2) million dollars in the Oil-for-Food Program. This individual is part of a group facing charges in New York as part of this humanitarian program. (see here) An inquiry into the Oil-for -Food Program produced a report that demonstrated many problems (see here).
The most recent arrest is of Tongsun Park, who CNN describes as an "unregistered lobbyist for Iraq beginning in the early 1990s."
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