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An offshore gambling giant

It’s surprising how much detailed market information is produced, by leading market research companies, to quantify Internet Casinos and the offshore gambling industry. Many top-shelf law firms and representatives from the big accountancy firms, offer services to the businesses in the industry. Offshore gambling is in it’s tenth year and has become a solid, acceptable […]

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Halliburton — Poster Child For War Profiteering

by Evelyn J. Pringle – Of course, by now everybody has at least heard of Halliburton, the all-time poster child for war profiteering. But I’ll bet most people don’t understand exactly how this company has gone the full financial circle in Iraq. Some background info may be helpful. First of all it helps to know […]

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Arafat Had `Authority’ at Company That Banked With Citigroup

Nov. 29 (Bloomberg) — Yasser Arafat, the Nobel Peace Prize winner reviled by his enemies as a terrorist, controlled a company that Palestinian Authority documents show held a $6.8 million account at Citigroup Inc., Palestinian legislators Hanan Ashrawi and Azmi Shuaibi said. The company, Palestine Commercial Services Co., held the account until it was transferred […]

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