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For $250M, Nigeria drops bribery charges against Cheney, Halliburton

December 29, 2010
Michael Winter
12/17/2010

Nigeria announced today that in exchange for $250 million, the African nation has dropped bribery charges against Dick Cheney, eight others and Halliburton, the oil-services company he headed before becoming vice president.

The case involves an alleged 10-year, $182 million cash-for-contract scandal involving a four-company joint venture seeking to build a liquefied natural gas plant on Bonny Island in southern Nigeria.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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