Friday, January 14, 2011

Man Wanted for Alleged Rape of Underage Girl Flees to Iraq, Works as a Contractor on Your Tax Dollars

Adam Weinstein at MoJo:

The excellent contracting watchdog, Ms. Sparky, drew my attention to this developing story: A Norfolk, Virginia, man was arrested on a military base in Iraq and brought back to the States in police custody this weekend for allegedly raping a "juvenile female," then hiding out in the Middle Eastern nation as a contractor for the US government.

For seven years.

Norfolk police say Daniel Phillips, 46, was wanted in connection for the rape of an underage girl in 2004 and 2005, but when warrants were issued for his arrest, he secured employment as a military contractor in a computer-related position and left for Iraq...

Read the rest at Mother Jones

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