July 13, 2006

July 13, 2006: FoxNews: Tongsun Park Guilty

I'm waiting for CBc's The National to mention this story ... perhaps mention Park's Canadian network ... I'm taking bets on the length of time it will take ... will it be omitted?

Korean Businessman Guilty in Oil-for-Food Case AP, July 13, 2006

NEW YORK — A South Korean businessman accused of being an Iraqi agent and trying to influence the United Nations' oil-for-food program was found guilty Thursday of conspiracy.

Tongsun Park, 71, arrested last year, was the first to go on trial in the criminal case stemming from a scandal involving the United Nations, Iraq and a group of alleged conspirators who included Saddam Hussein.

Park could face more than a dozen years in prison for his role in the decade-long conspiracy. U.S. District Judge Denny Chin set sentencing for Oct. 26. [....]

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