Blackwater still under the gun

Posted: 10/22/2007 by Floyd in Labels: ,

In addition to Blackwaters being under scrutney for it's dealings in Iraq, the lastest comes from a lawmaker who is now accusing Blackwater of tax evasion.

The California Democrat said the firm "sought to conceal its conduct from Congress and law enforcement officials."

Blackwater spokeswoman Anne Tyrrell said in an e-mail that Waxman argues Blackwater cannot treat its personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan as "independent contractors" and contends they must be treated as employees for IRS purposes.

Earlier this month, Rice ordered the installation of cameras on all Blackwater convoys in Baghdad and said diplomatic agents should accompany them on each mission.

Blackwater still under gun

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