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UN Mismanagement update: turns a blind eye in more aid fraud

Posted by thebosun on October 6, 2007

Courtesy of the Sydney Morning Herald (Hattip to World Net Daily)

UN turns a blind eye to reports of million-dollar aid fraud

TSUNAMI reconstruction funds worth $US500 million are being lost to fraud and corruption because of the failure by the United Nations to implement its own anti-fraud measures.

This claim is made by the UN’s former deputy director of investigations, Frank Montil, a former ASIO officer who for a decade was the deputy director of the UN’s internal watchdog unit, set up to investigate fraud and corruption within the UN and its agencies.

In an exclusive interview with the Herald, Mr Montil said “the oil-for-food scandal taught them nothing”. The fraud and corruption which had been occurring during the tsunami reconstruction period would come back to haunt the UN, which had willfully ignored all the warning signs.

For the rest of the story: UN turns a blind eye to reports of million-dollar aid fraud

Previous stories at World Net Daily:

The day U.N. killed 227,000

New anti-U.N. ad debuts

Americans reject U.N. relief control

Quake, roaring sea, … now pestilences

Previous commentaries at World Net Daily:

U.N.: Poster child of irrelevancy

Tsunami relief: Let’s finally hold the U.N. accountable

America the stingy

Stingy Sam

U.N. unqualified for relief effort

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