Texas Businessman Indicted in Iraq Oil-for-Food Program NY Times: Dramatically broadening the scandal surrounding the United Nations Oil-for-Food prog
April 13, 2005

Texas Businessman Indicted in Iraq Oil-for-Food Program

NY Times: Dramatically broadening the scandal surrounding the United Nations Oil-for-Food program, federal authorities in New York today charged , a Houston oil trader, and his company, Bayoil, with making millions of dollars in illegal kickback payments to Iraq while trading oil under the program....

(Hat tip) An emailer says: I can find my name on the internet 8 times though I am just an ordinary person, but Houston oilman David B. Chalmers doesn't seem to exist.... why would that be? Is he connected to the Bushies??? Is he big time GOP?

He appears on this article by Friends of Saddam on 4/8/2004 ...the Chalmers people apparently forgot to purge....

Buzzflash 2002 : Saddam's Best Customers

Online Journal 2002: Trading With (And Stealing From) "the Enemy"

ABC News : Trading with the Enemy, July 2001

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