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Tongsun Park, 2005 News

South Korean businessman, was indicted in April and charged with making as much as $2 million as a liaison between Iraq and the United Nations. He's accused of encouraging the UN to create the oil-for-food program on behalf of Saddam Hussein's government. The scandal-ridden program was set up to allow Iraq to sell oil for food and medicine for Iraqis. Hussein, however, profited handsomely from illegal kickbacks from companies that bought the oil.


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