Politics & Government

July 9, 2013 6:07 PM

Final report on Iraq reconstruction says fraud, waste cost U.S. $1.5 billion

The $40 million shell of an unfinished prison in Iraq’s Diyala province; $2 million in laundered cash pocketed by government officials and contractors in Hilla; an $80 invoice on a $1.41 piece of PVC piping from a defense subcontractor near Baghdad.

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