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Iraq / Contractor Crimes #853945

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 21, 2006
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(Studio: Brian Williams) A new report accusing the Pentagon of failing to oversee private contractors in Iraq noted.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The claim from Shane Schmidt† and Chuck Shepard†, American security contractors in Iraq, that their supervisor opened fire, unprovoked, on Iraqi civilians examined; details given of their lawsuit against their company, Triple Canopy. [SCHMIDT, SHEPARD – recount what happened; say they were fired because the company wanted this thing to go away; explain why they waited to report the incident.] [Triple Canopy CEO Lee VAN ARSDALE†- says they did not follow our policy.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Myers, Lisa
Duration:
00:02:50

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